Art Educators Studio Program

Sharpen Your Skills and Build New Ones

The Art Educators Studio Program offers art educators TUITION-FREE art and design classes that enhance your existing skills, teach you new skills, and give you an opportunity to master the most up-to-date software artists use.

Your students will benefit from your hands-on experience in our art and design environment. Treat yourself to this exciting education opportunity and enroll today.

Tuition-free Freedom to Explore

The Academy’s Program offers a full tuition grant* for a maximum of one undergraduate class per semester in Spring, Summer, and Fall; each class is worth three units. You may choose from our entire catalog of classes that do not have a prerequisite course listed.** If you aren’t sure which course to select, our Admissions department will work with you to select one that best suits your needs.

You can take a class every semester to continuously grow your skills while building a portfolio of work.

*Grant recipients are responsible for supplementary costs and fees, including a $50 administration fee, and any lab, materials, or other fees associated with individual classes, along with dorm costs if recipient chooses to live in Academy of Art University dorms. **For interest in a class that does have a prerequisite, it may be possible to have the requirement waived. Please speak with an Academy counselor to determine qualification.

Art History
Color Theory
Design Technology

Choose the Way You Want to Learn

We offer three unique ways to study at the Academy:

Study on campus in beautiful San Francisco. If you choose, you can live in one of our spacious dorm rooms.

Study online, on your schedule from wherever you are in the country.

Join our live classes through Zoom.

Enroll Today

Applying is easy. Just download and complete this application. Scan a copy of your Teaching Credential Certificate or a letter from your supervisor or mentor describing your role in the school as an art teacher. Then, email both (as .pdf or .jpg attachments) to

Download the Application

Questions? Call us at 1-800-544-2787

We look forward to welcoming you into the Academy family!


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