Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Academy of Art University offers 108 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 105 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 2021-2022, total 1,729 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
Associate2827113
Bachelor's3433766
Master's3332849
2-4 Years Certificate1111-
Post-BS Certificate11-
Total1081051,729

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
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

Bachelor'sMaster'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 (3 completers) 0 completers-
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 (2 completers) 0 completers-
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-
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) 0 completers-
Landscape Architecture0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (1 completers) 1 completers-
Journalism1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (2 completers) 8 completers-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician0-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences (4 completers) 20 completers-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design4-
Computer Graphics9-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation7-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (2 completers) 15 completers-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician15-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (5 completers) 14 completers-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management0-
Apparel and Textiles0-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture1-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management5-
Fashion and Fabric Consultant8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mechanics and Repairers (1 completers) 0 completers-
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts (10 completers) 52 completers-
Digital Arts3-
Commercial and Advertising Art0-
Fashion/Apparel Design1-
Illustration11-
Acting7-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production9-
Photography15-
Metal and Jewelry Arts1-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)2-
Music Theory and Composition3-
Music (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 3 completers-
Fashion Merchandising3-
Total113
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture (2 completers) 3 completers-
Architecture0-
Landscape Architecture3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (2 completers) 33 completers$34,900
Journalism3-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia30-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (2 completers) 127 completers-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician9-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects118-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences (5 completers) 137 completers-
Computer Programming, Specific Applications3-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design20$46,500
Computer Graphics49-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation48-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (1 completers) 10 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (3 completers) 111 completers-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician57-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician27-
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD27-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (5 completers) 60 completers-
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management2-
Apparel and Textiles2-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture8-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management26-
Fashion and Fabric Consultant22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts (12 completers) 266 completers-
Digital Arts40-
Fashion/Apparel Design47-
Illustration34-
Playwriting and Screenwriting6-
Acting14-
Costume Design6-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production52-
Photography31-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Metal and Jewelry Arts2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)20-
Music Theory and Composition10-
Music (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 19 completers-
Fashion Merchandising19-
Total766
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Architecture (2 completers) 4 completers-
Landscape Architecture4-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (2 completers) 22 completers-
Journalism9-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia13-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communications Technologies (2 completers) 103 completers-
Recording Arts Technology/Technician7-
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects96-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences (4 completers) 272 completers-
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design118$72,800
Computer Graphics67-
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation63-
Computer Software and Media Applications (other)24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 11 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology8-
Art Teacher Education3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering Technology (3 completers) 123 completers-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician85-
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician22-
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD16-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies (3 completers) 17 completers-
Apparel and Textiles1-
Apparel and Textile Manufacture4-
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management12-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts (13 completers) 270 completers-
Digital Arts20-
Commercial and Advertising Art0-
Fashion/Apparel Design33-
Illustration44-
Playwriting and Screenwriting14-
Acting13-
Costume Design4-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production18-
Photography47-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation6-
Metal and Jewelry Arts2-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)47-
Music Theory and Composition19-
Music (other)3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 27 completers-
Fashion Merchandising27-
Total849
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Art Teacher Education0-
Total0