The VCU Brandcenter is a two-year, full-time master's program focused on developing the best creative problem-solvers in the world. A renowned graduate branding program, the Brandcenter is part creative studio, part business school.

As a partner of the VCU School of Business, Brandcenter graduates earn an M.S. in business — along with an impressive portfolio of work and a healthy appreciation for the power of original thinking.


Each track represents an important industry discipline, but they work together collaboratively to create a real-world environment.

Students are immersed in the branding world. By the time they’re done, they’ve tackled real projects and presented their work to executives from companies such as Apple, Droga5, Disney, Wieden + Kennedy, Google or Nike.

Art direction

Develop concepts, then bring them to life with images, typography and technology.


Work across a range of styles from comedy, to serious prose, from long videos, to short social-media messages.

Creative brand management

Lead people with different skill sets to build brand equity and fulfill business objectives.

Experience design

Concept, design, prototype and build brand experiences that help people and that push the envelope.


Forecast, solve problems and generate ideas that inspire and move business forward.