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NEW Bachelor’s Degree Program in Software Development for Creative Technologies

Learn to conceive and create unique software and programming solutions for arts and entertainment, gaming, film, leisure, and business, with an emphasis on a dynamic user experience.

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NEW Bachelor's Degree Program in Professional Writing for Creative Arts

Your first step toward a career in creating compelling stories and engaging content for an array of expanding fields—entertainment, gaming, social media, websites, advertising, business, and more.

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NEW Bachelor's Degree Program in Marketing & Entertainment Management

An innovative curriculum to help prepare you for a career in managing and promoting entertainment and informational events for cultural venues, corporations, creative organizations, and more.

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NEW Bachelor's Degree Program in Instructional Technology & Design

Make an impact where the future of education is taking shape: the digital realm. You can learn to create innovative experiences and effective strategies to engage, instruct, and train students of all ages.

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Upcoming Events

Orientation

March 29, 2017

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Orientation

March 30, 2017
10:00 AM

Get to know your campus and its resources to prepare you for a successful stay at Ai California—Orange County.

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College Bound Express

April 8, 2017

Attention high school juniors and seniors: Build a portfolio of work. Prepare for college. And dive in to our creative community.

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SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS

You’ve got a passion to make it in the creative arts. We can help make it happen—with options like The Art Grant that awards students up to $18,600 toward a bachelor's degree.

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Latest Happenings

AiAfterDark
#AiAfterDark

The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University, recently hosted #AiAfterdark to help attendees learn more about careers in the creative arts and experience what the Orange County campus life is like.

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Culinary
Orange County Culinary Instructor and Students Support Local Veterans This Holiday Season

Recently, Jennifer Minichiello, culinary instructor, The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University, and a team of culinary students joined hundreds of volunteers and community restaurants at the Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System’s holiday event honoring veterans and active duty personnel.

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Pre-College Sessions for High School Students

Pre-College CTA
A hands-on head start.

High school juniors and seniors who have completed and submitted an application to an Art Institutes school can begin building a foundation of success before first term begins—at no charge—in our innovative College Bound program.* To find out more, visit AiCollegeBound.com.

* Students who successfully complete a course will receive a certificate of completion. The College Bound courses are non-credit bearing and do not transfer into our academic program offerings or the offerings of any other institution. However as part of the course you will have the opportunity to develop a portfolio that you are able to request proficiency credit. Proficiency credit is awarded based on the proficiency credit policy defined in an institution’s academic catalog. The cost of the College Bound courses varies between $325 and $350. This cost is waived for any student that has an application and completed essay on file with the school. Check with the school you are interested in attending for exceptions and details, as not all programs are offered at all locations. Individual location participation is subject to change.

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