Continuing Education

Academy of Art University’s flexible Continuing Education gives you the opportunity to explore and design an experience unique to you. Choose classes that inspire you and take advantage of our hands-on curriculum and industry-experienced faculty. Learn, be inspired, and expand your creative potential.

Explore Your Creativity

Have you always wanted to try photography or fly a drone? How about stepping into the world of virtual reality? With Academy of Art’s flexible continuing education program, we encourage you to select the classes you find interesting, and create your own journey. Whether you want to pick up a new hobby or acquire new skills, we have classes that brings your creativity to life.

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears, and never regrets.”
–Leonardo da Vinci

Explore Classes

Below is a sampling of the art and design courses you can take. There’s no better time to start your creative journey. Take classes for personal development, or start with just a class and transfer into a degree program when you’re ready.

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If you’d like to take a class that has a prerequisite, please contact an admissions representative by calling 1–800–544–2787 or 1–415–274–2222. Your rep will work with you to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or completion of a similar course so you can register. Undergraduate and graduate tuition rates apply. Please visit our Finances page for more information on cost. Current Continuing Education students should visit the Course Catalog to register for class.

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