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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Join more than 2,000 Creative Warriors who are planning to begin their education in our classrooms on July 10.
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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

July 6, 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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Orientation

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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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

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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Field to Vase Culinary
San Diego Culinary Instructors Prepare Food for "Field to Vase" Event

Chef instructors from The Art Institute of California—San Diego volunteered their time to create delicious food for guests at the “Field to Vase” event.

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SpringHill Marriott
Mission Valley Hotel to Feature Artwork from San Diego Students

San Diego students will display their artwork year-round at the SpringHIll Suites Marriott in Mission Valley.

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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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