Miami International University of Art & Design Miami International University of Art & Design

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Miami International University of Art & Design

Miami International University of Art & Design is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over fifty schools throughout North America dedicated to providing hands-on education in the creative and applied arts. The school offers Master's, bachelor's and associate degree programs as well as non-degree programs for students interested in pursuing career opportunities in creative fields like design, media arts, and fashion. Miami is an international, multicultural city that's a fusion of culture, tradition, and exotic flavors. With close proximity to hot spot South Beach, Miami continues to develop and grow, along with its economy, and the arts, fashion, and design scenes thrive with art shows, museums, and an array of live performances.

Design Degree Level
Advertising Bachelor of Arts
Design & Media Management Master of Arts
Designing for Tablets: Digital Publishing Bachelor of Fine Arts
Graphic Design Bachelor of Fine Arts/Master of Fine Arts
Graphic & Web Design Bachelor of Fine Arts
Interior Design Bachelor of Fine Arts/Master of Fine Arts
Visual Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts/Master of Fine Arts
Media Arts Degree Level
Audio Production Bachelor of Science
Computer Animation Bachelor of Fine Arts
Digital Filmmaking & Video Production Bachelor of Fine Arts
Digital Image Management Diploma
Digital Photography Bachelor of Fine Arts
Film Master of Fine Arts
Film & Digital Production Bachelor of Fine Arts
Visual Arts/Master of Fine Arts Bachelor of Fine Arts
Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Bachelor of Fine Arts
Web Design & Development I Diploma
Web Design & Development II Diploma
Web Design & Interactive Media Bachelor of Fine Arts
Fashion Degree Level
Accessory Design Associate of Arts
Fashion Design Bachelor of Fine Arts/Associate of Arts
Fashion Merchandising Bachelor of Arts/Associate of Arts
Fashion Retailing Diploma

Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effectsx  
Cinematography and Film/Video Productionx  
Fashion Merchandisingxx 
Fashion/Apparel Designxx 
Graphic Designx  
Interior Designx  
Recording Arts Technology/Technicianx  
Visual and Performing Arts, Generalx  
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Designx  

Academic Life

A focused education from an Art Institutes school can help students evolve from the creative thinkers they are into the creative professionals they want to be. Students are part of a collaborative, supportive community, where experienced instructors provide the guidance and skills to pursue a career in the creative economy.

In addition, Academic Advisors help students choose a field to study, schedule classes, and discuss academic progress. Our Career Services staff work with students to prepare for their future, including job searches, interviewing skills, resume writing, and networking, all designed to help them secure entry-level jobs in their chosen fields.

Facilities and Resources

Miami International University of Art & Design provides a learning environment with professional-grade technology applicable to each student’s course of study. Students have the opportunity to build a portfolio of work that shows potential employers they are trained to use the software, hardware, or equipment utilized within the industry. Depending upon the course of study, students are immersed in a creative environment—from classrooms to computer labs to studios—focused on relevant, hands-on education designed to prepare students for the real world.

Financial Aid / Tuition

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Students who require financial assistance should first complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at and meet with a financial aid officer. Students may also apply for a number of scholarships focusing on their specific areas of career interest.


Prospective students should refer to the current academic catalog for full details regarding admission requirements and process.

Accreditation & Licensing

Miami International University of Art & Design, including its branches The Art Institute of Tampa and The Art Institute of Jacksonville, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about accrediation of Miami University of Art & Design and its branches.

The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts at Miami International University of Art & Design (Miami Campus) is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503;
Miami International University of Art & Design is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400; phone: 888-224-6684 (toll-free). License No. 2581

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