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Advertising

Create tomorrow’s campaigns

The Art Institutes can help you prepare for it.

Taking you from concept stage to market-ready professional.

There’s more to advertising than just creating ads. So there’s more to our advertising education, too.

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What you can learn

Guided by their real-world experience, our instructors will make sure you understand both the creative and business sides of the industry. It’s a well-rounded education because you need to have the whole picture, no matter which side you end up working in. You’ll develop the skills to think both conceptually and strategically as your studies take you from fundamentals like color theory and typography to marketing and campaign development. You’ll cover creative areas including…

  • Copywriting
  • Digital illustration
  • Storyboarding
  • Concept development
  • Online marketing

…while building your skills in the business side through:

  • Account planning
  • Marketing research
  • Public relations and promotion
  • Media Buying
  • Brand strategy
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See the work of our Advertising students.

Ad campaign by Bob Dominiguez

Check out the ad campaign that Bob Dominiguez created using new media to drive consumers to a check-in competition. Read Bob’s insights, along with those of his instructor.

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Ad campaign by Matthew Ryan Andrews

Also take a look at the multi-media campaign that won Matthew Ryan Andrews student Gold Advertising Addy awards.

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Follow our alumni’s path to success.

Alumni success stories

Grads from The Art Institutes schools’ design programs are refining--and redefining—visual style and communication at creative companies and at their own agencies and studios, too. With our education programs, you can join our nationwide community of alumni who are helping shape the future.

Explore our alumni from all programs

Notable alumni

Learn more from some of our grads who’ve made a name for themselves as they talk about their education, their careers, what Create Tomorrow means to them, and their advice for aspiring creative professionals.


Calvin Tran

Calvin Tran

Fashion Designer

Hear Calvin's story

Karey Uhler

Karey Uhler

Graphic Designer

Hear Karey's story

Stig Asmussen

Stig Asmussen

Creative Director, Sony Computer Entertainment

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Tiffany Derry

Tiffany Derry

Executive Chef and Owner, Private Social

Hear Tiffany's story

Nathan Shriver

Nathan Shriver

Creative Director, Under Armour, Inc.

Hear Nathan's story

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