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College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts

CARTA is where we help you begin to craft your vision. As an interdisciplinary college that develops the next generation of creators, we offer unique learning experiences within Miami’s only public research university. You can learn from and work with award-winning faculty, in nationally-ranked, accredited programs in the heart of one the country’s most vibrant, diverse, and creative cities.

Each of the disciplines housed in CARTA informs the way we think, interact, and relate with each other. These disciplines make us “human” in every sense of the word. CARTA inspires and feeds creativity, problem-solving skills, and resiliency. Sparking dialogue through our design, visual and performing arts, and communication. Devising ways to improve the world for the next generation.

We are your launching point to what’s next. From researching the impacts of climate change to augmented reality to immersive concert experiences and mesmerizing theater productions; From the seagrass to the sawgrass- our faculty will help you develop a meaningful future.

It’s your future: Create it.

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Future Students

We are an exciting place for students to gain a broad range of skills and experiences. Student and faculty in the Department of Architecture embrace the role of architecture as an active participant in the shaping of our world.

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Find what you need in order to become a Panther, not just a student. Click below to quickly access important links and information.

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Study Abroad

One way we support you on your journey to global citizenship is by providing you with opportunities for a study abroad experience. Click the link below to begin exploring our course offerings abroad.

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Scholarships

While the University Financial Aid Office is the first place to check to see what kinds of options are available, our departments and schools also offer scholarships to which you can apply.

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CARTA Careers

New graduates and alumni, looking to take the next step in your career? We’re here to help with guidance and support for finding your first post-degree position or re-entering the workforce.

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Navigating college can be tough, but don’t worry, we’re here to help. We provide the necessary tools, support and resources you need to excel in your college journey and achieve success.

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Schools and Departments at CARTA

Architecture

School of Architecture

We are an exciting place for students to gain a broad range of skills and experiences. Student and faculty in the Department of Architecture embrace the role of architecture as an active participant in the shaping of our world.

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School of Communication

We are a team of professionals and scholars committed to educating our students to become leaders in advertising, public relations and strategic communication who excel in a multicultural and digital world.

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Lee Caplin School of Journalism & Media

We are a team of professionals and scholars committed to educating our students to become leaders in advertising, public relations and strategic communication who excel in a multicultural and digital world.

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Herbert and Nicole Wertheim School of Music & Performing Arts

We have educated hundreds of performers, scholars, and music educators, many of whom are now leaders in their respective fields across the state of Florida and around the world. Learn from working in a conservatory-style atmosphere housed in a large public university ranked by Carnegie as a Research 1 institution.

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Department of Art + Art History

We provide a sanctuary for the development of new visions, ideas, and techniques. We provide many opportunities for each student, including visiting artist seminars, workshops, and study abroad programs.

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Department of Theatre

We are dedicated to the training of the next generation of leaders. A curriculum that blends studio classes with liberal arts courses to prepare you to think critically and creatively, train you to be quality artists and global citizens who are perpetually curious about the human condition.

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Innovation Labs + Incubators

The CARTA Innovation Lab + Incubators provides students, faculty, researchers, industry partners, and community members opportunities to seek new visions of ever-possible bright futures.

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