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Spotlighted Programs

Fine Arts


Cecil College’s Fine Arts Program reflects the philosophy that students achieve their best when simultaneously developing creative, analytical and technical skills.  At Cecil, art instruction takes traditional and contemporary approaches to specific disciplines and encourages participation in group art exhibits.  With an optimal learning environment, students can explore drawing and painting, ceramics, and graphic design. These program options prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges, initial employment, or career advancement.

With this degree, you can accomplish your future goals in:

  • Design 
  • Ceramics
  • Art Education 
  • Art Administration
  • Fine Arts Production 
  • Exhibition and Sales

"Cecil's Fine Arts Program provided me the space to breathe while building my portfolio for my undergraduate degree.  There was a freedom to create what I wanted and have the ability to carry out that vision with guidance from my peers and professors.  I was given the tools to make work that I related to while honing my skills for future art practice.  I am currently pursuing my art degree at the Maryland Institute College of Art." - Andrew Seydell, drawing/painting alumni


Performing Arts


Cecil College's Performing Arts Program is designed to help each student find and refine their personal creativity.  The Performing Arts Program curriculum approach is integrative and collaborative. Students obtain a solid academic foundation in classical and contemporary technique training and performance as well as practical career skills preparation and general education courses.

Based at the Elkton Station facility, small classes with individualized attention take place in the beautiful Performing Arts Hall, Dance Studio and Music Studio. Seasoned educators and professional artists, the faculty work closely with each student to help them to achieve their personal goals. Master classes, performances, internships and special events round out the program offerings and provide a strong connection to the regional arts community.

Degree Programs include:

  • Music
  • Music/Voice
  • Music Education
  • Theatre Performance/Acting

Visual Communications


Cecil College offers a variety of degree programs and certificate options in Communications, Professional Photography, Simulation Design & Gaming, Video Production, and Web Design & Multimedia.    The Visual Communications Program is recognized for excellence in the field of career education and provides sophisticated learning experiences in a cooperative environment.  Students develop creative and technical skills using equipment in state-of-the-art classrooms, studios, and laboratories that resemble facilities they will encounter in business and industry after graduation.  Students learn from faculty who are experts in their fields and bring real-life work experiences into the classroom, preparing them for careers in visual communications.

Are you looking to continue your education after Cecil College?  Notable transfer agreements include:

  • University of Baltimore
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • the Broadcast Institute of Maryland
  • Wilmington University

Want an inside look at any of the programs listed above? Look for upcoming exhibits, shows, and performances happening every month.  For Fall 2014 Performing and Fine Art events, click here.  You can also stay connected with each group by following them on Facebook or Instagram!

Note: Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend exhibits, performances, or shows located at Elkton Station or Cecil's North East campuses.  ​​​​​​