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School of Advertising

"It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer."
~ Albert Einstein


In today’s fast-paced technological world, communication is more important and more readily available than ever. In the School of Advertising, students learn to utilize communication technologies and strategies to convey unique and engaging ideas that resonate in the hearts and minds of people.

In this one-of-a-kind Advertising school, students are taught how to solve tomorrow’s problems today. In the midst of pursuing marketing communication degrees, students learn the technical skills that support the art of advertising and are afforded opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. Through several rigorous Advertising courses, students become comfortable with uncertainty, accustomed to hard work, and through the process of good never being good enough, they eventually succeed and have a portfolio to prove it. Learning from accomplished advertising professionals, students are prepared for the real world of advertising.


Advertising courses include TV Commercial Production, Strategic Thinking, Art Direction and many others. See more.

Schedule of Classes

View Advertising course offerings, read course descriptions and plan your schedule. See All Classes »


This Advertising program offers accredited AA, BFA and MFA degrees.
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Study Advertising through our undergraduate programs, graduate programs, accredited online program, continuing art education and pre-college art experience programs.

Featured Faculty

Learn from top industry professionals in Advertising who work to inspire you and develop your unique talents.
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Get hands-on experience with the latest tools at a cutting-edge Advertising school to create a dynamic body of work that stands out above the rest.
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News & Success Stories

Find your motivation in the successes Academy alumni and faculty members have had. See what took them to the top of the industry and earned the acclaim of their peers.
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Spring Show Portfolio

Our Advertising degree program is like no other. See the student work that can truly be called the best of the best from this year's Spring Show.
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Professional Opportunities

Your Advertising degree opens the door to countless opportunities. Learn More.

Firms & Clients Hiring Our Graduates:

Advertising students have gone have gone on to work at companies such as AKQA, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, Engine Company 1 and many others.
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Program Learning Outcomes

To learn more about the skills you will acquire in the Advertising degree program, view BFA Program Learning Outcomes and MFA Program Learning Outcomes.

Contact us at 800.544.2787 (U.S. Only) or 415.274.2200.

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