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Online Creative Direction Courses

Join the #1 ranked Creative Direction department in the world at ArtCenter College of Design, where our grads work at places like Apple, Google, Snapchat, Wieden+Kennedy and Mother.

We’re excited to introduce our new entry-level course in Creative Direction: BtheCD, Be the Creative Director!


For students based in the United States, please visit our State Authorization page to learn more about online course availability in your state.

Be the Creative Director (BtheCD)

In this seven-week introductory course, you’ll experience what it would be like to work and thrive in a creative, challenging and stimulating environment. Weekly assignments, critiques and group discussions will be led by award-winning creative directors/faculty members.

In this class, you will:

  • Create powerful ideas
  • Move your audience
  • Make your media the message
  • Produce portfolio work

You’ll leave the class with finished work and a sense of the next steps on your path to becoming a successful creative.

Class meetings:  Virtually via Zoom each Wednesday from 5 pm to 7:30 pm PST.
Technology needs: A laptop or desktop computer with an updated Chrome or Firefox web browser; presentation applications such as Adobe PowerPoint, Apple Keynote or similar.
Prerequisites: None

Price: $499
Academic Credit: none.
Enrollment: February 13 - May 29, 2023
Session: May 29 - June 16, 2023

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