The Art Institute of Portland - Bachelor's Degree

The school is a part of The Art Institutes, owned by Education Management Corporation (EDMC), a private for-profit corporation headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was formerly named Bassist College and was acquired by EDMC in 1998. Bassist was founded in 1963 by Norma and Donald Bassist as a fashion institute for women. In 2009, they added a culinary arts program, offering degrees in culinary management and culinary arts, as well as a diploma in baking and pastry.

  • Average Tuition USD 30,573

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The mission of The Art Institute of Portland is to prepare students for creative careers by providing a quality academic experience shaped by evolving technologies, the liberal arts and sciences, and the needs of the global marketplace.

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  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Animation

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Culinary Management

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Design Management

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Digital Film & Video

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Graphic & Web Design

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Interior Design

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    Any instructional program in fine arts and art studies not listed above.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Media Arts & Animation

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications; and that prepares individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media. Includes instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Photography

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images and that may prepare individuals to be professional photographic artists. Includes instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, use of computer applications to record or enhance images and applications to the photography of various subjects.

  • 1122 NW Davis St, Portland, OR 97209, United States

    Visual & Game Programming

    USD 17,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

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    The Art Institute of Portland is located in the heart of Portland's creative Pearl District.

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