Art Institutes

We're Going Non-profit*

The Art Institute of California—San Diego, a campus of Argosy University is in the process of becoming a part of The Dream Center Foundation.
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Art Institutes

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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

2017 Annual Student Designer Fashion Show

June 10, 2017
3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Witness our students' phenomenal journey and see their work!

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College Bound

June 17, 2017

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Open House

June 10, 2017
9:30 AM

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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.


Latest Happenings

The Art of Transformation Fashion
2017 Annual Student Designer Fashion Show

Annual fashion show will feature students' work from The Art Institute of CA—Hollywood, The Art Institute of CA—Inland Empire, The Art Institute of CA—Orange County, and The Art Institute of CA—San Diego.

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Motivational Monday by Roderick Cousins Visual Design
San Diego Students Create Motivational Monday Posts to be Placed on School’s Instagram Account

The Art Institute of California—San Diego “Expressive and Experimental Typography” class created #MotivationalMonday posts that will be posted online.

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Superbloom Film & Production
San Diego’s Caitlin Fares’ Photos Featured in "New York Times" Article on California Superbloom

San Diego photography instructor Caitlin Fares’ photos were recently featured in a "New York Times" article on California’s superbloom.

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Hands-on Workshops For Everyone

Get Creative

Try something new or develop your skills further. You can explore drawing, website development, photography and much, much more. Noncredit courses are immersive and focused.

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