Start Right. The Community’s College for Creative Careers

CCM Offers Associate Degree Programs to Match Your Passion in the Arts and Design.

Go Big. In just two years, your imagination grows as you prepare to become a professional artist with a broad understanding of the liberal arts. A 30-credit design core provides a solid foundation of studio work with a capstone portfolio to help launch a career. Graduates can easily transfer credits to a four-year degree program.


Professor Kelly Whalen

Chairperson, Department of Design and Media Studies

“Professional faculty who are experts in their field — acclaimed artists, scholars and critics – teach in high-tech studios and labs on campus that were created for you to excel.”



Associate of Fine Arts

Five concentrations – architecture, fashion design, fashion merchandising, interior design and industrial design…

Graphic Design

Associate of Applied Science

This #1 Best Value program by College Factual features award-winning faculty and high-tech labs …

Photography Technology

Associate of Applied Science

Learn traditional and digital skillsets in this acclaimed program …

Fashion Design

Associate of Fine Arts

A complex design core infused with coursework in fashion design, construction technology, sewing …

Industrial Design

Associate of Fine Arts

An interdisciplinary art studio environment focusing on basic drafting and computer aided design (CAD)…

Interior Design

Associate of Fine Arts

A traditional studio core of drawing, color theory and design focusing on interior and computer aided design (CAD)…


Associate of Fine Arts

A diverse and interdisciplinary studio environment infused with technology gaining insight into design…

Fashion Merchandising

Associate of Fine Arts

Follow the path from designer to consumer forecasting popular clothing styles, shapes, colors…