Bloom Where you are Planted!

About the MA Program

As a fully online learning experience, MCAD’s Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program allows students to stay in their communities to build more sustainable futures.

Please join our FREE informational webinar June 21 2022. We’ll go through FAQs and what it takes to apply, before opening up to your questions.

If you want to reinvent your work and feel like you are giving back in some way, or just ready to make a change, I invite you to explore our Master of Arts in Sustainable Design program. It could make all the difference.

In the meantime, we encourage you to learn more about us by exploring our blog posts; faculty, student, and alumni profiles; and all of our past thesis project presentations.

We look forward to meeting you online soon!

Source Quote: “Bloom where you are planted,” Bishop of Geneva, Saint Francis de Sales

Dawn Keene / Director

Dawn Keene is the president of Studio Change, a company offering sustainability consulting services. Prior to Studio Change, Dawn has served as president of Keene Design, Inc. an award-winning Atlanta-based firm specializing in graphic design for over a decade.

Her previous affiliations have included High-Performance Healthy Schools Committee for USGBC Atlanta (United States Green Building Council), serving as the membership chair and on the sustainability committee for AIGA Atlanta (American Institute of Graphic Arts AIGA.) Her work has been featured on Sustainable Brands and published in Graphic Design U.S.A. In addition, she has participated in panel discussions on various topics such as environmental design and community outreach.

Her life mission is to empower communities and individuals to take positive action towards building a more sustainable future through education and community outreach. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Georgia State University and graduated from MCAD’s MA in Sustainable Design program in 2013.