Online Education

For over 16 years, art and design students from over 130 countries have earned their accredited, online art and design degrees from Academy of Art University. We are groundbreakers in online education—creating visual, engaging, effective and life-filled online courses that are an educational benchmark. We also create our own online tools specific to the needs of art and design students.

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.

Minimum System Requirements

Your computer system must meet these minimum requirements:

MacOperating System: Mac OS X 10.9 or higher
Processor: 64-bit Intel CPU
Memory: 4GB of RAM minimum, 8GB or more recommended
PCOperating System: Windows 8 or later
Processor: 1GHz or faster 64-bit processor
Memory: 4GB of RAM minimum, 8GB or more recommended
Individual courses may have specific hardware requirements. To be adequately prepared for your program, please contact your department for specific program hardware/software details. 

Chromebooks are not supported. Most course content is accessible via mobile device, but you may not be able to complete all of your assignments or view all types of media on a mobile device.

We encourage all students to access their classes on their Mac or PC to get the most out of their online class experience.  For the best mobile experience, we recommend installing the Academy of Art Classes app, available for both iOS (Apple) and Android.

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