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Art doesn’t just have to be a hobby. Plenty of companies are looking for creative thinkers who love to solve problems. Does that sound like you?

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Make Your Mark on the World

“This world is but canvas to our imaginations.” ― Henry David Thoreau

The world needs engineers, scientists, doctors and business leaders. And, yes, the world needs artists. Design is much more than just decoration; it is more important than ever before. Creative thinkers are the rockstars of web design, branding, industrial design and even in the business world.

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  • Transfer is not always the goal, but transfer resources are available for students interested in applying to senior institutions.

  • NOVA offers programs in digital media, as well as traditional media like ceramics and printmaking.

Express Yourself

Let the artist in you inspire your education. NOVA will help you turn your passion for design into a career.

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Discover Your Passion

Whether you paint or draw, whether you are a photographer or a Photoshopper, we can channel your right brain into the right program.

Visual Art A.F.A.

Whether you want to work in the corporate world or independently, Visual Arts are more marketable than you might think.

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Graphic Design A.A.S.

Graphic Design is a communication tool, as valuable as a foreign language or programming code.

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  • Cinema A.F.A.

    This curriculum is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in the Visual Arts with a major in cinema, film or media production.

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  • Graphic Design A.A.S.

    The curriculum is designed for individuals who seek full-time employment in the graphic design field. The occupational objectives include graphic designer, art director, illustrator, production artist, package designer, and web content developer, among others in the graphic design marketplace.

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  • Interactive Design Specialization

    The curriculum is designed for individuals who seek full-time employment in the communication design profession.

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  • Interior Design A.A.S.

    The Interior Design program prepares students to become assistant designers or interior design technicians.

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  • Jazz/Popular Music Specialization

    This program is designed for students who seek employment performing jazz and popular music.

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  • Multimedia Design Certificate

    This curriculum is designed to prepare the student for employment as a visual communicator in the field of multimedia production and to broaden the skills of those presently employed in the profession.

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  • Music A.A.

    The Associate of Arts degree curriculum in Music offers an emphasis in fine arts. The Associate of Arts degree curriculum may be used by students who wish to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete the Bachelor of Arts degree in Music.

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  • Music A.A.A.

    This curriculum is designed for students who seek employment in the performing arts field. The degree offers a major in music and a specialization in jazz/popular music. Each program has a common first year.

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  • Music Recording Technology

    The Music Recording Technology curriculum is designed for persons who desire to set up their own studio or seek employment as music recording technicians.

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  • Photography and Media A.A.S.

    The curriculum is designed to prepare students for diverse career options within the field of photography and digital imaging.

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  • Visual Art A.F.A.

    This studio-arts intensive curriculum is designed for students who seek transfer into a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program or similar baccalaureate program in fine arts at a college or university.

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  • Web Design Specialist Career Studies Certificate

    This curriculum provides students with the aesthetic and technical knowledge required for the creation of well-designed and organized websites.

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Want More About a Future in Fine Arts?

Our advisors can help you design an academic journey to keep you inspired. Think outside the box – contact NOVA.

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