AIB offers a range of educational options depending upon your goals, schedule, and interests.
AIB grants a fully accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, a two-year Advanced Professional Certificate, and two Master of Fine Arts degrees. You can also take an individual course or workshop. If you are a high school student, AIB's popular pre-college program can enhance your portfolio and your chance of admission as well as your qualification for scholarships.
Explore our programs of study outlined below, including Lesley University Art Education programs in collaboration with AIB.
Pre-college courses and residency
Bachelor of Fine Arts (4 years)
Bachelor of Fine Arts, double major (5 years)
Master of Fine Arts in Visual Arts, low residency (2 years) Master of Fine Arts in Photography, full residency (2 years)
Advanced Professional Certificate (2 years)
BFA/Master of Education, dual degree (5.5 years)
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“It’s important to learn about current events, literature, and types of art other than your own. The better informed you are, the better artist you are.”
– Geoff Marian ’08 BFA, Animation, Freelance Animator | www.splatboom.com
“The most important lesson I learned at AIB is to stay true to yourself. The best work is a result of being completely open and honest.” — Tara Strongosky, BFA Studio/Art History '09
“The best teachers in the AIB classroom are fellow students sitting beside each other.” — Rich Rose, Design Adjunct Faculty