Online Arts Degrees & Design Programs

Accredited degree programs in graphic arts and web design and certificate programs in art and design encompass a variety of disciplines: applied arts (such as graphic design and illustration), architecture (including architectural history and building science), performing arts (like music or theater), and visual arts (such as film and painting). You can earn art and design degrees – including any fine arts degree or Bachelor of Arts degree – either online or through traditional on-campus programs.

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Wheeling Jesuit UniversityOnline

Wheelock CollegeUndergraduate
Boston, MA

Whitman CollegeUndergraduate
Walla Walla, WA

Whittier CollegeUndergraduate
Whittier, CA

Whitworth UniversityUndergraduate
Spokane, WA

Wichita State UniversityUndergraduate
Wichita, KS

Wichita State UniversityOnline

Widener UniversityUndergraduate
Chester, PA

Wiley CollegeUndergraduate
Marshall, TX

Wilkes UniversityUndergraduate
Wilkes-Barre, PA

Willamette UniversityUndergraduate
Salem, OR

William Carey UniversityUndergraduate
Hattiesburg, MS

William Jewell CollegeUndergraduate
Liberty, MO

William Paterson University of New JerseyUndergraduate
Wayne, NJ

William Peace UniversityUndergraduate
Raleigh, NC

William Penn UniversityUndergraduate
Oskaloosa, IA

William Woods UniversityUndergraduate
Fulton, MO

William Woods UniversityOnline

Williams Baptist CollegeUndergraduate
Walnut Ridge, AR

Williams CollegeUndergraduate
Williamstown, MA

Wilmington CollegeUndergraduate
Wilmington, OH

Wilson CollegeUndergraduate
Chambersburg, PA

Wingate UniversityUndergraduate
Wingate, NC

Winona State UniversityUndergraduate
Winona, MN

Winston-Salem State UniversityUndergraduate
Winston-Salem, NC

Winthrop UniversityUndergraduate
Rock Hill, SC

Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeUndergraduate
Milwaukee, WI

Wittenberg UniversityUndergraduate
Springfield, OH

Wofford CollegeUndergraduate
Spartanburg, SC

Woodbury UniversityUndergraduate
Burbank, CA

Worcester State UniversityUndergraduate
Worcester, MA

Wright State UniversityUndergraduate
Dayton, OH

Xavier UniversityUndergraduate
Cincinnati, OH

Xavier University of LouisianaUndergraduate
New Orleans, LA

Yale UniversityUndergraduate
New Haven, CT

York CollegeUndergraduate
York, NE

York College of PennsylvaniaUndergraduate
York, PA

York UniversityUndergraduate
Toronto, Ontario, N/A

Youngstown State UniversityUndergraduate
Youngstown, OH

Discover Accredited Online Arts & Design Degrees

Online art degrees and online design courses are very popular because they offer you the opportunity to change or enhance your career while continuing to work. For example, earning your interior design degree online allows you to work full-time during the day – perhaps in a related job like retail home improvement – and study interior design in the evening. An online arts degree can increase your financial security as well; the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics estimates that professionals with a bachelor’s degree earn over $18,000 more annually when compared to someone with only a high school diploma.

Your campus-based or online degree in art can help you find a lucrative job in a field you enjoy. There are dozens of art and design degrees for you to choose from, but some of the more common ones – and the careers they can lead you to – include:

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Graphic DesignDegree programs in graphic design generally takes two years of full time study and prepares you for entry-level work in advertising, illustration, page layout or website design.
  • Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) – A degree that usually takes five years to complete, a BArch degree qualifies you to take the Architect Registration Examination after a period of practical training.
  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative WritingMasters in arts and design are terminal degrees, meaning they are the highest degrees possible in their field. An MFA in Creative Writing prepares you for employment as a writer, copywriter, editor or journalist. Because this is an advanced degree it can also help you eventually acquire a high-level position such as creative director.