A Customizable Online Art Degree Program
Prepare for a creative career through an interdisciplinary approach as you customize your degree and have multiple opportunities for collaboration with peers and faculty.
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Become a Master of Creativity
The online Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design degree program from Lindenwood University provides you with a well-rounded education that is focused on the principles of design. With the interdisciplinary curriculum, you can specialize in an area of your choosing. The program focuses on areas including art history, photography, video, and web design.
Diversify your skillset and prepare for a career in one of today’s art and design fields. Our online art degree program explores creativity, master of technique, craftsmanship, problem-solving, project development, and teamwork.
Our online art and design degree program offers multiple opportunities to collaborate with your peers and faculty. In addition, you will be able to attend an optional art and design forum that lets you speak with other students and learn from guest speakers.
Transfer Your Credits
We don’t want the college credits you have already earned to go to waste. At Lindenwood Online, we offer a generous credit transfer policy for our undergraduate programs. You can even complete your degree in as few as 30 credit hours taken within the Lindenwood University system.
In addition, we have partnerships with area community colleges, which allow credits to be counted toward your general education requirements.Transfer Your Credits
A Curriculum Designed to Help You Succeed
Through our online art and design degree program, you will have the ability to tailor your degree to meet your goals.
Our program’s curriculum includes 72 credit hours of general education requirements and electives. There are also 30 credit hours of foundation courses, plus the ability to choose one of two introductory courses. In addition, you can choose 12 credit hours of any art and design electives.
This program also requires the completion of a capstone, along with an internship or an applied art and design course.Explore Curriculum
To apply to our online art and design degree program, you must submit the following:
- Online application
- All official transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript
If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:
- Letter of intent/personal statement (1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)
What It’s Like to Study Online
Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — just at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.
Find out more about what it’s like to study online at Lindenwood.Online Student Life
Cost to Attend
We strive to provide a high-quality online education at an affordable price. Our online art and design degree program is offered at just $495 per credit hour.
In addition, we offer the opportunity to transfer previously earned college credits, financial assistance, and military benefits.Full Tuition Details
- Be proficient in creative computer software to develop websites and graphic designs
- Understand the elements and principles of color theory, design, perception, and problem solving for two- and three-dimensional designs
- Demonstrate knowledge of the history of Western art and architecture
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the answers to some of the questions we are commonly asked.
You can complete the online BA in Art and Design in as few as 24 months.
In addition to general education courses, you will take 16 art and design courses. View the curriculum for this program here.
Rather than helping you become licensed, the online BA in Art and Design program provides the academic background you need to succeed in diverse creative and marketing positions. Learn more about the professional outcomes of this program here.