Art and design degrees

Create your path to becoming a creative professional

What’s the value of an art or a design degree?

Studying art and design provides you the opportunity to create through self-expression. Art and design degrees teach you how to think creatively, solve problems and interpret the world. By pursuing an art degree or a design degree, you’ll study a range of topics and gain some of the most sought-after skills by employers, such as innovative and out-of-the-box thinking. You’ll be well prepared for success in many different professional roles.

Types of design and art degrees

Our art and design degrees run the gamut from art history and digital photography to graphic information technology and web development. You’ll analyze films, make contemporary art, design digital experiences and innovate in the Information Age. Whether you pursue an art degree or a design degree, the skills gained will prepare you for a career as a film editor, museum curator, graphic designer and more. Browse our degrees, offered 100% online.

12 programs total

Art (Digital Photography) (BFA)

Undergraduate

Art (Digital Photography) (BFA)


Art - Museum Studies (BA)

Undergraduate

Art - Museum Studies (BA)


Art History (BA)

Undergraduate

Art History (BA)


Film and Media Studies (BA)

Undergraduate

Film and Media Studies (BA)


Film and Media Studies (MAS)

Graduate

Film and Media Studies (MAS)


Graphic Design (BSD)

Undergraduate

Graphic Design (BSD)


Graphic Information Technology (BAS)

Undergraduate

Graphic Information Technology (BAS)


Graphic Information Technology (BS)

Undergraduate

Graphic Information Technology (BS)


Graphic Information Technology (MS)

Graduate

Graphic Information Technology (MS)


Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance (BA)

Undergraduate

Interdisciplinary Arts and Performance (BA)


Internet & Web Development (Applied Science BAS)

Undergraduate

Internet & Web Development (Applied Science BAS)


Technological Leadership (BS)

Undergraduate

Technological Leadership (BS)


What can you do with an art and design degree?

Artistic and design skills

  • Artistic and aesthetic abilities.
  • Creative and critical thinking.
  • Deadline management.
  • Design software savviness.
  • Language and visual literacy.
  • Problem-solving strategies.

Design and art degree jobs

  • Film and video editor.
  • Graphic artist or designer.
  • Multimedia artist and animator.
  • Museum curator or archivist.
  • Performance artist.
  • Web developer.

Study with the best in the art and design industry

Arizona State University is committed to training the next generation of artists and designers. Study at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation; The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the most diverse college at ASU; or the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, which is in the top 25% of all accredited engineering programs in the U.S. As an ASU Online student, you’ll also enjoy an unparalleled suite of support services to empower you.

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