School of Web Design & New Media
Academy of Art University’s School of Web Design & New Media is the intersection between traditional design and new technologies, where creativity meets innovation. In its depth and breadth, this program is unique among art and web design schools across the nation.
Students in the program are knowledgeable, strategic designers and thinkers who create cross-brand and cross-media experiences. They act as the vital bridge between design and back-end coding. They are nimble designers who work spontaneously to meet contemporary design challenges.
Web Design & New Media students are creative thinkers who remain relevant because they are taught to adapt and grow with change. The program is based on the premise that ideas aren’t valuable unless they can be executed.
The School of Web Design & New Media offers web design courses, web development courses and courses in interactive design, motion graphics, design for mobile devices and many others. See more.
(UX) User Experience Design
Design & Technology
Human Centered Design
Human Computer Interaction
Motion Graphics Design
Principles of Usability
Social Interface Design
Time Based Media
User Centered Design
User Interface Design
Visual Design for New Media
Visual Design for Interactive e-Publications
Visual Design Mobile Devices
Visual Design Principles
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Schedule of Classes
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The School of Web Design & New Media offers accredited AA, BFA and MFA degrees.
Learn More. Programs
Study Web Design & New Media through our undergraduate programs, graduate programs, accredited online program, continuing art education and pre-college scholarship programs.
Learn from top industry professionals in Web Design & New Media who work to inspire you and develop your unique talents as you pursue your new media and web design degree. Learn More.
Get hands-on experience with the latest tools at a cutting-edge interactive design and web design school to create a dynamic body of work that stands out above the rest. Learn More.
News & Success Stories
Be inspired by the successes of Academy alumni and faculty members. See what took them to the top of the industry and earned the acclaim of their peers. Learn More.
Spring Show Portfolio
See the School of Web Design & New Media student work that can truly be called the best of the best from this year's Spring Show. Learn More.
A degree from the school of Web Design & New Media is so much more than just a web development degree or web design degree. It is a pathway to a creative future. Learn More.
Firms & Clients Hiring Our Graduates:
Graduates of the School of Web Design & New Media have gone on to work at companies such as Apple; Goodby, Silverstein & Partners; Google and many others. See more.
California Academy of Sciences
Comcast Sports Net
Design Within Reach
Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
National Parks Service
Trinity Brand Group
Venable Bell & Partners
The Visionaire Group
Williams & Sonoma Inc.
Program Learning Outcomes
To learn more about the skills you will acquire in this program, view BFA Program Learning Outcomes and MFA Program Learning Outcomes.
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