Online Industrial Design Degree

Academy of Art University is both a pioneer and the only school to offer online industrial design degrees, both Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts. With guidance and instruction provided by industry experts, students get help in developing marketable portfolios for product design and automotive design

These instructors are the same ones that your on-site counterparts also get for their classes, which means Academy students get the same quality education, no matter where you are. 

With the Academy’s online education program, you can earn your degree from the School of Industrial Design without having to access or visit any of the on-site facilities. The Learning  Management System (LMS) is custom-built to ensure an online class environment where the teacher and students can interact and engage with each other for maximum learning.

Access tools and resources provided for the class, such as original instructional videos, audio-enhanced slideshows, digital documentation, and more. You can also receive as well as provide critique or feedback through the discussion forums.

Be part of our vibrant, creative community. Earn your online industrial design degree at your own pace, in your own time.

 

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How Online Courses Work at the Academy

The Academy provides the coursework—including beautifully produced videos, narrated slideshows, digital documents, interviews with experts, livestreams and more. As you complete assignments, you simply upload your work to the Academy’s custom-designed Learning Management System (LMS) where it’s shared with your class, and your instructor can leave visual markups, video, written and recorded feedback.

Your Information Hub

Visual, interactive and dynamic. You will find all your classes, profiles, news, assignments, grades, ESL support, support, and more in the Learning Management System (LMS). All tailored to make your online education rich and engaging.

Your Collaborative Space

Freely exchange thoughts, post work, and provide or receive constructive feedback—just like you would in a campus environment. You and your peers support and push each other, creating long-lasting connections that live beyond the course. You may not be on campus, but you’re not alone.

Your Studio & Gallery

Submit your artwork for evaluation, and if you’d like, include audio, video, and/or written descriptions of the work, and instructors can provide detailed feedback in the same way.

Enrollment is Now Open

Next semester is just around the corner

Learn Online

Our revolutionary online courses provide the same rigorous education that we offer on campus with greater flexibility. Our online programs are purpose-built to deliver art and design courses. Study on your own time, at your own pace. Combine online and on-site classes.

“Possibly the largest draw to this program, above all else, is the community of students and their willingness to work together as a family unit. Together, everyone achieves more.”

Brett LaBar
BFA ’19 Industrial Design Student

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