The Art Institutes

America's Leader in Creative Education

At The Art Institutes schools, you can get the creative degree to turn your passion and inspiration into a career. We offer master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees, as well as diplomas and certificate programs specializing in the creative arts. We also offer a variety of evening and weekend learning options, so there’s an education solution to fit your schedule. Our students receive a practical, focused education that prepares them to begin their careers with the real-world skills employers need.


When you're not working hard on your projects, you'll want to explore the city you call home. The Art Institutes schools are located across North America, in major urban areas.


We offer a wide range of creative programs to fit your passion, including:

  • Advertising
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Management
  • Digital Design
  • Digital Filmmaking
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
  • Digital Media Production
  • Fashion Design
  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Marketing & Management
  • Game Art & Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Design
  • Media Arts & Animation
  • Photography
  • Video Production
  • Visual Communications
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics
  • Web Design
Programs, credential levels, and scheduling options vary by school.


Many of our faculty members are experienced professionals who continue to work outside of the classroom, sharing their work knowledge with their classes and giving them the inside track on current industry trends and techniques. Our faculty also know first-hand what today’s employers need, giving their students the practical, hands-on education they need to help them achieve their goals.


Career services are offered to all students. From part-time and freelance job assistance to professional development and interviewing skills, our Career Services staff can help you build your creative future.


You have lots of questions about financing your education. Our Student Financial Services staff will help you:

  • Apply for grants, loans, and work study, available to those who qualify
  • Complete your financial forms
  • Prepare a financial plan to help you responsibly manage your school expenses
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

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