Continuing education classes are being taught remotely. Studio classes have live remote meetings. Basic requirements to take a class are an internet connection, computer, and an internet linked camera (like a cell phone). Most classes will be hosted through Zoom or MassArt Moonami. For specific course requirements, contact the CE office at or your instructor. New classes are being added, keep checking!

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This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings
  • Live critiques

Schedule Summer 2021
Wednesdays, 6:30-10pm, Jun 2-Aug 11 (no class July 28)
Saturdays, 9:30am-12:30pm, June 5, 12, 19 & August 14

This course is an exploration of how typographic techniques and principles are used for effective visual communications through professional typesetting, typographic layout, and expressive use of type. Students build skills for creating cohesive typographic systems, information hierarchy, and typographic grids.

Prerequisites: working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. For Graphic Design Certificate Students: Foundations of Graphic Design should be taken first or at the same time as Typography.


Typography is also being offered on another date and time. View Typography (CDGD201-01) for details.

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Alisa Aronson is a professional graphic designer with over 20 years’ experience as a professional designer and design teacher. She is Coordinator of MassArt’s Graphic Design Certificate Program, for which she is responsible for all curriculum, faculty supervision, application and graduating portfolio review. As Assistant Professor of Graphic Design she currently teaches Foundations of Graphic … Read more