The International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) is a for-profit career-focused media arts and design school with campuses located in various places all throughout the U.S. like Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Sacramento, San Antonio, Schaumburg, Seattle, and Tampa. Founded in 1977, IADT is a community of creative individuals who are given the opportunity to obtain hands-on training and development of their artistic talents to allow them to acquire the skills and confidence needed to make a meaningful and worthy contribution to the modern creative workplace.
IADT is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associate and Bachelor’s degrees in the field of communications, design, and information technology. In 2007, the academy established an online “campus” where a great majority of the courses offered can be pursued online. In some cases, a student enrolled in a degree program may opt to take up some courses online and some on-campus.
Degree programs offered by IADT online include Graphic Design, Web Design, Web Development, Fashion Merchandising, Advertising Design, Game Production, Digital Media Production, Building Information Modeling, Internet Marketing, and Information Technology. With online classes available 24/7, the online degree program allows students to pursue their studies at their own pace and in the convenience of their home or office.
To help defray cost of tuition, financial aid is extended in the form of loans, grants and merit-based scholarships for qualified students.