MFA in Collaborative Design

The MFA in Collaborative Design focuses on the collaborative design process through design thinking, visual problem solving, creative strategy, leadership and ethics, implementation, and the integration of faith, design, and mission, for non-profit, ministry, and corporate-based organizations.

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Learn about what makes JBU's MFA program unique.

Study With the Best

Six Reasons to Study Collaborative Design at JBU

Reason #1

Study With the Best

You'll be part of a nationally and internationally recognized design program.

Surround Yourself with Success

Six Reasons to Study Collaborative Design at JBU

Reason #2

Surround Yourself with Success

Relationships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits & ministries like Walmart, Hallmark, Saatchi & Saatchi X, Avant Ministries, YWAM & Marine Reach mean real-world experience.

Gain Real-World Experience

Six Reasons to Study Collaborative Design at JBU

Reason #3

Gain Real-World Experience

Collaborate with non-profits and ministries locally and around the world to make a positive change in the world.

Live Anywhere

Six Reasons to Study Collaborative Design at JBU

Reason #4

Live Anywhere

With our flex-residency program you can work full time while attending classes via live digital stream.

Become a Leader

Six Reasons to Study Collaborative Design at JBU

Reason #5

Become a Leader

As part of the program you'll take leadership and ethics classes from the Soderquist College of Business.

Experience Community

Six Reasons to Study Collaborative Design at JBU

Reason #6

Experience Community

Small class sizes and passionate, caring faculty create a unique community. You'll probably have more than one meal at your prof's house.

Todd Goehner

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Todd Goehner

Associate Professor of Visual Arts

Growing up in missions, Todd developed a passion for working with ministries, such as Marine Reach, Presbyterians For Renewal, and YWAM International, to solve design problems. He enjoys mountain biking, camping, & fly-fishing with his wife & 2 dogs.

M.F.A., University of Idaho
B.S., John Brown University

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Neal Holland

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Neal Holland

Associate Professor of Visual Arts

Holland has worked with clients like Coca-Cola, Reebok, Nike and General Motors. He loves to fly-fish, print in the darkroom and attempt to capture elusive images that might change the world.

M.F.A., National University
M.A., SW Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A., Ouachita Baptist University

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Steve Snediker

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Steve Snediker

Assistant Professor of Visual Arts, Cinema

Steve “Sned” has directed corporate and commercial videos for many companies, which include Saatchi & Saatchi X, Procter & Gamble and Wal-Mart. Married with three grown children, he loves the power of collaboration and building teams.

M.F.A., National University
B.A., John Brown University

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