Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Academy of Art University offers 107 programs through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 28 Associate, 34 Bachelor's, 33 Master's, 11 2-4 Years Certificate, 1 Post-BS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 104 programs are available through Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 27 Associate, 33 Bachelor's, 32 Master's, 11 2-4 Years Certificate, 1 Post-BS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,403 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from Academy of Art University.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Associate2827205
Bachelor's3433994
Master's33321,204
2-4 Years Certificate1111-
Post-BS Certificate11-
Total1071042,403

Best Programs

AssociateBachelorMaster
Associate Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design$46,500
Speech Communication and Rhetoric$34,900
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design$72,800
Architecture$54,600

Popular Programs

AssociateBachelor's

Major Programs by Offered Degree

2-4 Years CertificateAssociateBachelor'sMaster'sPost-Bachelor's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (1 completers) 0 completers-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences (6 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design0-
Computer Graphics0-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (4 completers) 0 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician0-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Fashion/Apparel Design0-
Illustration0-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production0-
Photography0-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)0-
Total0
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture (1 completers) 1 completers-
Landscape Architecture1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (2 completers) 5 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (4 completers) 17 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician4-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences (8 completers) 33 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design4-
Computer Graphics19-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation10-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (4 completers) 9 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician8-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (10 completers) 29 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management1-
Apparel and Textiles1-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture1-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management3-
Fashion and Fabric Consultant23-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers (2 completers) 2 completers-
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair0-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts (20 completers) 107 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts6-
Commercial and Advertising Art0-
Fashion/Apparel Design12-
Illustration16-
Acting7-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production21-
Photography30-
Metal and Jewelry Arts2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)8-
Music Theory and Composition2-
Music (other)3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 2 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Fashion Merchandising2-
Total205
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture (2 completers) 6 completers-
Architecture2-
Landscape Architecture4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (4 completers) 31 completers$34,900
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0$34,900
Journalism4-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia27-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (4 completers) 133 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician3-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects130-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences (10 completers) 212 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications4-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design57$46,500
Computer Graphics75-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation42-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)34-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 6 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (6 completers) 131 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician68-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician40-
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD23-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (10 completers) 60 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management8-
Apparel and Textiles13-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture3-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management5-
Fashion and Fabric Consultant31-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts (24 completers) 378 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts33-
Fashion/Apparel Design82-
Illustration62-
Playwriting and Screenwriting10-
Acting9-
Costume Design3-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production63-
Photography44-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation9-
Metal and Jewelry Arts12-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)26-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Music (other)25-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 37 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Fashion Merchandising37-
Total994
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture (2 completers) 13 completers-
Landscape Architecture13-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (4 completers) 45 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Journalism11-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia34-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (4 completers) 136 completers-
Communications Technologies0-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician6-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects130-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences (8 completers) 354 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design174$72,800
Computer Graphics112-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation40-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)28-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (4 completers) 13 completers-
Education0-
Educational/Instructional Technology9-
Art Teacher Education4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (6 completers) 132 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician58-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician40-
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD34-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (6 completers) 2 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Apparel and Textiles0-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture2-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual And Performing Arts (26 completers) 454 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Digital Arts54-
Commercial and Advertising Art0-
Fashion/Apparel Design78-
Illustration61-
Playwriting and Screenwriting15-
Acting6-
Costume Design1-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production58-
Photography68-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation12-
Metal and Jewelry Arts17-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)52-
Music Theory and Composition11-
Music (other)21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 55 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Fashion Merchandising55-
Total1,204
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Art Teacher Education0-
Total0