Certificate & Adult Programs

Welcome to Moore’s Certificate & Adult Programs!

Moore is uniquely suited to help you achieve your personal and career goals. With a 160-year legacy of educating students for careers in art and design, Moore is the only professional college of art and design in Philadelphia specializing entirely in the visual arts. Moore’s vibrant Philadelphia campus is home to a close-knit community. As an educational leader, Moore is committed to developing confident students with the professional skills to succeed.



Certificate Programs offer a prestigious credential and provide adult men and women with an efficient way to move careers forward in programs that may be completed in one year of part-time evening study.



Web Design
Digital Media for Print & Web
Interior Design Studies
Fashion Studies: Technical Design
Fashion Studies: Apparel Construction
Motion Graphics (new)
Fashion Merchandising+Production (new)



Art & Design Studios offer opportunities to expand personal and professional creativity in Moore’s dynamic environment.  Additionally, all courses offered as part of Certificate Programs may be taken on an individual basis.

  • Graphic Design Studio
  • Creative Process Studio
  • Fashion Sketching Studio
  • Jewelry & Small Metals Studio
  • Digital Photography Studio
  • Perspective Drawing for Design
  • Painting Studio

​Additionally, all certificate courses may be taken on an individual basis


Teachers Summer Institute enhances the culture of teaching art through a professionally directed program of studio-based workshops offering art educators the opportunity to renew, recharge and reconnect.

Make art in an exciting studio setting
Learn new skills and techniques
Network with colleagues
Explore issues in contemporary art
Earn 3 graduate-level credits
Earn professional continuing education hours


Moore educates students for careers in the visual arts.  A faculty of creative professionals inspires and supports all learners to achieve their ambitions.


diverse STUDENTS

Students range in age from 24 to 62. About 87% hold a degree in a field completely different from their Moore program. Most work full-time, many do not. They have in common the desire to develop new skills and career opportunities.


participatory experience

An impressive roster of instructors is noteworthy for outstanding professional expertise and proven commitment to teaching. The motivation of our students and commitment of our faculty creates an energized, participatory environment.

State of the art RESOURCES

Courses take place in modern facilities with state of the art equipment and technology. Students have easy access to the Connelly Library, The Galleries at Moore, and the Fox Center for Digital Arts, Design Media & Printing.