ArtCenter students go beyond aesthetics and technical expertise to think critically, intelligently and humanely about their practice and its effects on others. Our undergraduate, graduate and Public Programs—all remarkably diverse in their areas of emphasis, methods of teaching and curricula—stress this core sensibility while pushing students to create meaningful work.
Creative directors influence all aspects of how a company looks, sounds, feels, and presents itself across all media platforms.
Bring stories to life for the entertainment industry by designing novel characters and worlds.
Master visual and narrative filmmaking through individualized and immersive instruction in directing, writing, editing and cinematography.
Refine and define a compelling creative vision to become a fine artist capable of transforming our way of engaging with the world.
Develop creative skills and a desire to think critically about the world while identifying a major area of study.
Conquer design for space, motion, print and interaction by infusing words and images with life and meaning.
Combine drawing, painting and design to tell stories, convey ideas or create imagery for commercial applications and clients.
Design innovative, useful and delightful digital interactions—from mobile apps and websites to wearables, games and emerging technologies.
Master the art of creating resonant photographic images for a world with an insatiable need to be informed and engaged by visual storytelling.
Apply human-centered design to creating innovative consumer products, from the highly functional to the highly whimsical to the highly sustainable.
Design resonant spaces and spatial experiences that impact and inform the user's relationship to the built environment.
Take a leadership position in developing overall brand awareness for companies, service providers and individuals.
Investigate the evolving needs of how furniture and light connect us to our environment.
Redefine the existing media landscape with visually innovative, narratively engaging personal filmmaking.
Create change through the practice of graphic design by following a simple path in pursuit of great ideas: See. Do. Lead.
Develop design solutions to today's most complex and unstructured problems in business, enterprise and social innovation.
Deliver an unparalleled user experience using emerging technology, strategic communications and design innovation.
Apply new ideas from design, science, technology and culture to impact social issues in a global context.
Design and define the future of our living environment rather than merely following trends.
First Year Immersion offers students a new pathway to identify the major area of study that’s right for them.
The College’s part-time continuing studies program offering classes to anyone seeking an access point to ArtCenter’s vast creative resources.
A summer intensive for K-12 educators based on the proven and award-winning Design-Based Learning method.
We’re not anticipating the future. We’re creating it.