Ranked as one of the top public liberal arts colleges in the country, MCLA promotes learning and teaching, scholarship, creativity, public service, applied knowledge and active and responsible citizenship. MCLA prepares graduates to be practical problem solvers and resilient global citizens.
The college reaches out actively to the Berkshire arts community. It is one of the few institutions of higher education in the nation to offer an undergraduate degree in Arts Management and also home internship programs that give students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with world-class institutions like Tanglewood, MASS MoCA, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival in their own backyard.
MCLA also offers three graduate programs: Leadership Academy/(CAGS-Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study), Masters of Education, and a Professional MBA.