Reputable online art schools include the Savannah College of Art and Design or SCAD, Full Sail University and the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Students can pursue bachelor's and master's degrees in various areas of study including graphic design, animation and painting.
SCAD provides degree paths towards BA, BFA, MA and MFA degrees. Online students have a full palette of major options. Traditional art major programs include painting, photography and sequential design. Degrees designed to hone students' skills for the marketplace include advertising, graphic design and design management. Contemporary art degree offerings include animation, fashion and interactive design and game management.
Like SCAD, the Academy of Art University offers a full portfolio of online degree levels and majors. Additionally, students can pursue an associate degree in most courses of study. The university also offers bachelor's and master's degrees in architectural design, architecture and landscape architecture.
Full Sail University provides a 32-month program for students to earn bachelor's degrees in graphic design. Art students receive a Mobile Art Studio consisting of a MacBook Pro and professional grade design software by Adobe and Apple. Students interact with colleagues and faculty via live video chat. During the course of study, students develop digital portfolios to aid in pursuing a career in design.