The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles is a design, media arts, fashion and culinary college that provides a career-focused education.
The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles offers diploma, associate's and bachelor's degree programs. The college prepares students for entry-level positions in creative, productive careers. Each program is offered on a year-round basis, allowing students to continue to work uninterrupted toward their degrees. An impressive faculty of working professionals strives to strengthen students' skills and cultivate their talents through well-designed curricula.
Programs are carefully defined with support and contributions from the professional community. Curricula are reviewed regularly to ensure they meet the needs of a changing marketplace to qualify graduates for entry-level positions in their chosen fields.
In 2012, the eight Art Institute of California campuses (San Diego, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Inland Empire, Orange County, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Silicon Valley) combined to create a single college of art and design within the Argosy University system, known as The Art Institute of California—a college of Argosy University. As part of the transition, The Art Institute of California campuses changed their national accreditation to regional accreditation status. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, http://www.wascsenior.org/).