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

Hey, Recent Graduates

Here's everything you need to know to start your creative journey. Classes start August 17.
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Tour the school and learn about our programs. And ask questions. Lots of questions. There's no better way to really get a feeling for what we're all about.


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


August 16, 2017
8:30 AM

Get to know your campus and its resources to prepare you for a successful stay at The Art Institute of California—San Diego.

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Open House

July 29, 2017
9:30 AM

In here, everything is different.
Because different is everything.

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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

San Diego Campus Collaborates with Local Nonprofits to Support Humanitarian Projects

San Diego campus hosting 4x4x4 project to raise awareness for humanitarian projects in the San Diego region.

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Bike to Work Day
San Diego Campus Co-Hosts Pit Stop on San Diego’s Bike to Work Day

The Art Institute of California—San Diego co-hosts pit stop for San Diego’s Bike to Work Day.

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Battle of the Chefs Culinary
San Diego Campus Hosts Battle of The Chefs

The Art Institute of California—San Diego recently hosted a Battle of the Chefs in conjunction with its culinary practicum class.

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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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