Is an Online Art and Design Education Possible?

Yes! Kaplan University, the highest ranking online art and design school, is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding designers, ad designers, advertising designers, commercial designers, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 8,900 people employed as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in America, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed today. Online schools like Kaplan University have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

Art and Design Common Job Tasks
  • drawing pictures
  • using a computer
  • using a pencil and eraser to draw images
  • modifying images
  • brainstorming ideas
  • taking pictures
  • reading books
  • changing camera lenses
  • developing photos
  • printing pictures
Popular Journals & Magazines Art and Design Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Exhibits Specialist
  • Museum Specialist
  • Visual Information Specialist
  • Art Director
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Senior Program Design Engineer
  • Technical Designer
  • Instructions Designer
  • Instructional Design Leader
Top Cities for Art and Design
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • Savannah
  • Atlanta
  • San Francisco
  • Dallas
  • Seattle
  • Los Angeles
  • San Diego
  • Pasadena
Top States for Art and Design
  • California
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • Washington
  • Minnesota
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
Common Art and Design Degree Program Names
  • Associate in Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
  • BA in Drama and Theatre Arts
  • BA in Art History
  • AAS in Fashion Design & Merchandising
  • AAS in Computer Animation
  • Aas In Cad/computer Aided Drafting
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • AAS in Floral Design
  • AAS in Film & Television Production
Common Art and Design Course Titles
  • Studio Methods and Preparation
  • Color Theory
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Design
  • History of Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design Studio
  • Art Since 1960
  • Drawing
  • Two-Dimensional Foundations

Art and Design Programs by State & City