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The Academy of Art University's online programs have helped thousands of students achieve their professional and creative goals.

Our unparalleled online undergraduate and graduate degree programs in art and design provide the same great education we offer on campus, but with greater flexibility. Studying online allows you to balance your course work with career, family, and other responsibilities. The Academy's accreditation assures the highest standard of education, instruction, and effectiveness. Our classes teach you the skills and techniques used by professional artists and designers, skills which can help you make the most of your creative abilities.

If you are interested in degree programs, or if you simply want to take a few art classes, discover more about our online program today!

News, Events & Features


Online Film Student with a Compelling Story
Brian Lee Brown, an AAU online student and a small-town independent filmmaker based in Needles, CA has a compelling story that had to be shared. Read More


Guest Speaker Videos
See top industry professionals offer advice and insight to Academy of Art University students in their field of study. Watch Now


Spotlight: Damon Leverett
MFA Student Damon Leverett talks with us about his project Re-House Modular. Watch the Interview


Spotlight: William Culpepper
Online Graphic Design MFA Student William Culpepper talks with us about his project Grafik Intervention. Watch the Interview


Score an Internship at Nickelodeon
Watch the recording: Nick representatives coach AAU students on getting hired Read More


Online Students Find Inspiration and Camaraderie Abroad
Learn about Academy Study Abroad programs and read testimonials from online students who had life-changing experiences. Read More