Channel your creativity into a dynamic career in the arts. Our Arts & Media programs give you the tools and guidance to build your skills and prepare your portfolio for employment with agencies or as a freelancer. Whether you’re interested in studying visual or digital art, music, journalism, or photography- we have the program to help you reach your goals.
You’ll Make it Here
Develop your artistic skills with some of the industry’s best instructors. Our specialized classrooms and courses ensure you’ll be learning the latest techniques from instructors who’ve been in the business and can help get you started. Plus, you'll have access to our student support and campus resources to help you reach your full potential.
Study Fundamental Arts & develop your skills as an artist with this 1-year certificate. Courses in art history, drawing, design, animation, & digital photography help you build your portfolio and prepare for a career in the arts.
The 2-year Graphic Design program prepares you for the excitement and challenges of a job in design. Study creative problem solving, Illustration, typography, web design, print/ pre-press, UI/UX & more. Through exposure to a wide variety of ideas, projects, and technology and media, you will create a portfolio and develop skills that will benefit you throughout your career.
Study Journalism and Communications and learn how to write in a clear, concise manner in this two-year course. Practice storytelling techniques and develop the skills to collect information in an accurate and timely manner. This program prepares students for new and exciting jobs as digital journalists, mobile-journalists, communications specialists, content providers, and print journalists.
This one-year post-graduate certificate program helps to prepare you for a career as a journalist, communication professional, freelancer or content creator. You will practice storytelling techniques and learn to write a basic news story, develop effective interview skills and learn how to promote your work.
Study Music Performance at Holland College and learn how to interpret, improvise, and perform many contemporary music styles. We use curriculum approved by Berklee College of Music in this two-year diploma program. Develop your performance style on stage in the Florence Simmons Performance Hall & the SoPA Garage.
The one-year Photography and Videography certificate prepares you to become a professional content creator. You'll learn the technical skills and advanced techniques to capture dynamic images & video as a professional photographer /videographer. Study photography basics in lighting, exposure, and composition and use those skills to capture and edit video, master Photoshop, design a portfolio, and develop creative visual content for online & traditional platforms.
Improve your drawing skills and learn the latest software techniques to create 2D & 3D animations in the 2-year Videogame Art & Animation diploma program. In this art-based program, you will develop the core skills needed to generate artwork using Adobe™ and Autodesk™ products, and the technical aspects required to integrate your work into the production pipeline.
Over the course of the two years, I have grown so much, starting with no knowledge or experience in Graphic Design to feeling extremely confident now in my abilities as a professional designer. I have had opportunities to work with creative professionals in the industry and had hands-on experience working on real-life projects. Taking this program was the best decision I have ever made and has completely set me up for an amazing and successful future, I would recommend it to anyone!