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The Art InstitutesAre you creative and highly motivated? Do you want career training that matches your interests, goals, and drive? The Art Institutes can help you start making an impact with your talents. As America's leader in creative education, The Art Institutes offers degree, diploma, and certificate programs in exciting fields like fashion, culinary arts, design, and media arts. You can get your training at one of 13 educational institutions throughout the U.S. Or you can learn online through a convenient and flexible program in graphic design, interior design, digital photography, or media arts and animation.

Whether you choose an online or on-campus program, you can benefit from a curriculum that has been developed with input from industry professionals and successful employers, giving you the opportunity to learn skills that are valued in today's job market. At an Art Institutes school, you'll get hands-on training and engage in activities that mimic what you may encounter in a creative career, including deadline management, brainstorming sessions, and team projects. Alternatively, in an online program, you'll have the chance to study when and where you want, engage with highly visual and interactive learning materials, and virtually connect with instructors and other students in fun ways.

The Art Institutes also makes quality student services a priority, including assistance with financial aid (available to those who qualify) and personal counseling options. You can also take advantage of career services, such as help with job searching, resume writing, interviewing, networking, and portfolio creation. Throughout the year, The Art Institutes schools also put on career days and job fairs that allow you to meet and interact with potential employers.

Are you ready to go after the exciting, imaginative career you were meant for? If so, get started today by checking out the programs available at The Art Institutes schools or online. Ask for more information right away!

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The Art Institutes Programs

Design Programs

Design Programs at The Art Institutes

Design ProgramsYou have the heart and mind of an artist, and enjoy taking in the beauty around you, whether it's a painting, the window display of your favorite store, or the perfectly put-together outfit of a pedestrian.

At an Art Institutes school, you can take your love of design to the next level and prepare for a career that allows you to create art, whether it's a beautifully furnished room, a clothing line, or a glossy magazine.

Check out the design programs currently available at The Art Institutes schools and find out how a creative atmosphere, like-minded peers, industry-related equipment, and a supportive faculty can help turn your career goals into reality.

Online program options include graphic design and interior design, which means you can develop your creative skills at home!

Graphic Design

  • Design & Media Management
  • Design Research
  • Design & Technical Graphics
  • Digital Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic & Web Design
  • Illustration
  • Visual Arts

Industrial Design

  • Industrial Design
  • Industrial Design Technology
  • Set & Exhibit Design

Interior Design

  • Drafting Technology & Design
  • Interior Design
  • Residential Design
  • Residential Interiors
  • Residential Planning


  • Advertising

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Media Arts Programs

Media Arts Programs at The Art Institutes

Media Arts ProgramsWhether it's movies, music, or video games, you love all things entertainment and have a huge respect for the people that help to create them.

At an Art Institutes school, you can pursue a Media Arts career that will allow you to eat, sleep, and breathe the thrilling entertainment industry. Whether you are drawn to animation, recording arts, VFX, or web design, you can find the right program fit at an Art Institutes school.

Explore these media arts programs and find out how you can train for the exciting career you want while benefitting from industry-related equipment, experienced instructors, and a supportive learning environment with other students who share your interests.

Want to study digital photography or media arts and animation without attending a campus? Convenient online programs are available for both!


  • Computer Animation
  • Media Arts & Animation

Audio Production

  • Audio Production

Digital Film

  • Digital Cinema & Video Production
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
  • Film
  • Film & Digital Production
  • Video Production
  • Video Skills

Game Design & Programming

  • Game Art & Design
  • Game Art & Design & Foundation for Design
  • Game Programming
  • Visual & Game Programming


  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Image Management
  • Digital Photography

Professional Writing

  • Professional Writing for Creative Arts

Software Development

  • Software Development for Creative Technologies

Special Effects

  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics

Web Design

  • Web Design
  • Web Design & Development
  • Web Design & Interactive Communications
  • Web Design & Interactive Media

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Fashion Programs

Fashion Programs at The Art Institutes

Fashion ProgramsAlthough the great fashion designers of the past and present are your idols, when it comes to the future, it's your name you want to see associated with the next hit line.

Whether your fashion career goals involve designing, managing, marketing, or merchandising, you can find the program to match at one of The Art Institutes schools. You can prepare to take your career future onto the runway, while benefiting from interaction with like-minded peers and experienced instructors within an inspiring, creative atmosphere.

Take a look through the available fashion programs and find the one that fits like a glove!

Fashion Marketing

  • Fashion Marketing
  • Fashion Marketing & Management
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion & Retail Management
  • Fashion Retailing

Fashion Design

  • Accessory Design
  • Fashion Design

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Culinary Arts Programs

Culinary Arts Programs at The Art Institutes

Culinary Arts ProgramsImagine having the opportunity to explore your love for all things culinary in an environment that encourages both your artistic and professional sides.

At an Art Institutes school, you can prepare to meet your culinary career goals while benefiting from industry-related equipment, hands-on training from experienced instructors, and a positive atmosphere where you can enjoy interacting with peers and fellow 'foodies'!

Check out the available culinary programs and take the first step toward the heat of the kitchen!

Culinary Arts

  • Art of Cooking
  • Baking & Pastry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Culinary Arts with a Concentration in Baking & Pastry

Culinary Management

  • Culinary Arts Management
  • Culinary Management
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Food & Beverage Management
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • Restaurant & Catering Management

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The Art Institutes Schools

The Art InstitutesWhen it comes to how and where you study, The Art Institutes system of schools offers a broad range of choices.

From the West Coast to the East Coast, you can find campus locations offering programs in exciting areas such as culinary arts, fashion, design, and media arts. Or you can learn at home (or wherever you have an Internet connection) by choosing one of the engaging online programs in digital photography, graphic design, interior design, or media arts and animation.

If you are ready to take a proactive step toward the creative education you have always wanted, begin by browsing through the available options and requesting more information about the programs that catch your interest today!

The Art Institute Online

The Art Institute of California, a campus of Argosy University

The Art Institute of California - Hollywood
5250 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood CA 91601

The Art Institute of California - San Diego
7650 Mission Valley Rd
San Diego CA 92108


Miami International University of Art & Design
1501 Biscayne Blvd Ste 100
Miami FL 33132

The Art Institute of Tampa
Parkside at Tampa Bay Park
4401 N Himes Ave Ste 150
Tampa FL 33614


The Art Institute of Atlanta
6600 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta GA 30328


The Art Institute of Las Vegas
2350 Corporate Cir
Las Vegas NV 89074


The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
420 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh PA 15219


The Art Institute of Austin
101 W Louis Henna Blvd
Austin TX 78728

The Art Institute of Dallas
8080 Park Ln Ste 100
Dallas TX 75231

The Art Institute of Houston
4140 Southwest Fwy
Houston TX 77027

The Art Institute of San Antonio
10000 W IH 10 Ste 200
San Antonio TX 78230


The Art Institute of Virginia Beach
2 Columbus Ctr
Virginia Beach VA 23462


The Art Institute of Seattle
2323 Elliott Ave
Seattle WA 98121

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