Art & Design Degrees

at New England College

You’re a dreamer, designer, creator. You are an artist.

Whether your medium is a canvas, a camera, clay, a computer, pen and paper, or the stage, you can indulge your creative passion when you study art or design at New England College.

At New England College, you will find world-class studios, guidance, and instruction so that you can live your life as a creative. You will develop critical skills, refine your artistic voice, and put your ideas into action.

Choose our BA in Art at our Henniker campus if you want to develop artistically and study a broader range of subjects. Or choose one of our BFA programs at our Manchester campus for immersive study of your chosen craft.

Learning by doing is the foundation for NEC’s approach to higher education. Expert faculty, internships, and fieldwork place you side by side with professionals in your chosen field.

With over a dozen programs, Art and Design at New England College gives you the tools to craft a meaningful career. Inquire to learn more about the program options below.

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Online, on campus, or onsite.

Art Degrees
Undergraduate Programs

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The teachers in the Art Department are awesome. They are really hands-on professionals that know what they are doing. They push you and make sure you are the best that you can be.

Sabrina from CT, Class of '18

Graduate Art Degree Programs

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Art Degrees
Graduate Programs

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My goal is to try to better myself every day in terms of technique and methods. Being around other people who are equally passionate, that elevates your talents!

Marion from NY, Class of '18

Where Can Your Arts Degree from NEC Take You?

Job Outlook for Art and Design Careers in the US

Visual arts careers, digital arts careersand art director positions will grow through 2026 for both employed and self-employed professional artists.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Obtained May 2019

Graduates of art and design degree programs from New England College will work in varied environments as visual artists, art directors, multimedia professionals, and so much more. The career you choose will depend on where your artistic talents and passions direct you. Following are some popular art and design careers:

  • Art Director 
  • Graphic Designer 
  • Interior Designer 
  • Multimedia Artist 
  • Animator 
  • Fine Artist 
  • Video Game Designer 
  • Writer/Publisher 
  • Comic Book Writer or Illustrator 
  • Photographer 
  • UX/UI Designer 

Many creative careers pay far above the national median annual wage. 

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Obtained May 2019, Glassdoor.com, Obtained September 2019

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New England College has been passionate about education, personal and professional growth, and the power of transformation since the beginning. We welcome you to become a part of this growing community. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

Move Forward

New England College has been passionate about education, personal and professional growth, and the power of transformation since the beginning. We welcome you to become a part of this growing community. We’re here to help you every step of the way.

Move Forward

GET CONNECTED

Fully Accredited. Highly Affordable.
Online or on Campus

GET CONNECTED

Fully Accredited.
Highly Affordable.
Online or on Campus