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With 6,000-plus students, more than 700 faculty members, 135 program options and a tradition of top-ranked programs, we are committed to redefining the 21st-century design and arts school. Our college is built on a combination of disciplines unlike any other program in the nation, comprising the Schools of Art; Arts, Media and Engineering; Music, Dance and Theatre; The Design School; The Sidney Poitier New American Film School; and the ASU Art Museum. Explore our degree programs and find out why we are the largest comprehensive design and arts school in the nation, located within a dynamic 21st-century research university.

Explore all degree options at the Herberger Institute

Architecture models and projects
BSD

Architects design buildings and environments that are useful, sustainable and aesthetically...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Architecture drawing
MARCH

The MArch degree program is designed for students interested in:

  • design and...
    Location: Tempe, Online
    graduate
hand sketching on electronic surface
BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in animation prepares students to excel in the field...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Children learning art with teacher in the classroom
BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in art education involves creative teaching and...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Art History BA
BA

The BA in art history is a dynamic program that investigates visual culture and engages students...
Location: Tempe, Online
undergrad

Student showing her art work
BA

The BA in art with a concentration in art studies is a multidisciplinary program with a broad...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

College student working on a ceramics project
BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in ceramics provides a stimulating and challenging...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

BFA digital photography at ASU
BFA

The BFA program in art in with a concentration in digital photography at ASU is the first fully...
Location: Online
undergrad

Digital technology project
MFA

The MFA program in art with a concentration in digital technology combines technological and...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Art student working on a drawing project
BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in drawing offers a dynamic environment for creative...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student presenting intermedia project
BFA

Students of the intermedia art concentration study traditional and emerging forms and...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Art museum studies BA
BA

A global perspective and social justice are at the core of the BA program in museum studies at...
Location: Tempe, Online
undergrad

BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in painting and drawing offers a dynamic environment...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Art student painting on a canvas
BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in painting offers a dynamic environment for...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

BFA

Students in the BFA program in art with a concentration in photography are offered an education...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

students working on printmaking project
BFA

The BFA in art with a concentration in printmaking provides a complete studio experience with...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

BFA

The BFA in art with a concentration in sculpture recognizes the broad, transdisciplinary nature...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student learning the weaving process at the ASU school of Art
BFA

The BFA program in art with a concentration in textiles cultivates an environment that...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Teaching children to work with clay
MA

Students in the MA program in art with a concentration in art education investigate issues in...
Location: Tempe
graduate

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MA

The MA in art with a concentration in art history is a comprehensive degree program designed to...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Student painting
MFA

The ASU School of Art's MFA program provides artists with both a formal and a conceptual...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Arizona state students working with printmaking tools
BA

The BA in the arts is an interdisciplinary degree program designed for students who are...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Community gathered to see the socially engage students performance
Certificate

This certificate program in community-engaged practices in design and the arts places designers...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Digital culture, student projecting work
MM

The MM program in composition with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital media is...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Female music student conducting
DMA

The DMA program in music with a concentration in conducting offers emerging conductors the...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Dean Tepper sitting with students
MA

Creative enterprise and cultural leadership students are changemakers and innovators working...
Location: Tempe
graduate

BFA

The School of Music, Dance and Theatre provides an inclusive, dynamic and culturally diverse...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

BFA

The BFA in dance with a concentration in dance education prepares students for certification to...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Feet dancing on a blue floor
MFA

The MFA program in dance with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital media and performance...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Certificate

This program equips students with the practical and theoretical knowledge, skills and...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Dancer
MFA

The ASU MFA program in dance is normally accomplished during three years of residency.

The...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Student wearing VR headset and flight stick
MSD

The MSD program with a concentration in experience design focuses on design practices for...
Location:
graduate

Text on chalkboard
MSD

The MSD with a concentration in visual communication design is a degree program meant for...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Drawings and project ideas
PHD

The PhD program is a flexible, interdisciplinary program that permits designers to develop the...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Abstract drawing
PHD

The PhD program in design, environment and the arts with a concentration in digital culture in...
Location:
graduate

Bookshelf with many books
PHD

The health care and healing environments concentration under the PhD program in design,...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Abstract project
PHD

The history, theory and criticism concentration within the PhD program in design, environment...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Architecture drawings
PHD

The PhD in design, environment and the arts is an individualized, institute-wide,...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Student with glasses is looking at some digital concepts
BA

The BA program in digital culture equips students with the technical skills to create...
Location: Tempe, Online
undergrad

BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student is touching colorful lights
BA

The BA program in digital culture equips students with the technical skills to create...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Abstract image with random text
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student is writing and holding a smart phone
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

MS

The MS program in digital culture with a concentration in extended reality technologies focuses...
Location:
graduate

Students looking at a projected image
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Purple lights with text ASU Digital culture
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Silhouette with a blue background
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Students and shadows
BS

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Students and shadows
BA

The BA program in digital culture equips students with the technical skills to create...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Digital culture lab, student’s hands with cables and technology
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Silhouette in a dress
BA

The School of Arts, Media and Engineering educates the next generation of learners and empowers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student is explaining the new technology in headphones
MA

The MA in digital culture program is geared toward practitioners of design and the arts who have...
Location: Tempe
graduate

MS

The MS program in digital culture is designed for practitioners and makers in design and the...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Architecture students working on a model
BS

The BS program in environmental design has an integrated curriculum offered primarily in a...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Bonang, traditional musical instrument
MA

The MA program in music with a concentration in ethnomusicology helps students develop skills in...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Students studying fashion design sketches
BA

The BA in fashion at ASU is a transdisciplinary program that provides students with a foundation...
Location: Downtown
undergrad

BA

Students who pursue the BA in film with a concentration in filmmaking practices receive...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student with film camera and headphones
BFA

The BFA program in film and media production connects students with creative experiences and pre...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

MA

The MA in global affairs and management is a transdisciplinary degree program that covers all...
Location: Downtown, ASU@Washington, D.C.
graduate

Graphic design BSD
BSD

The graphic design program in The Design School is committed to excellence in traditional and...
Location: Tempe, Online
undergrad

Student showing industrial design product
BSD

Industrial designers are responsible for the design of product and service systems that people...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Student holding a design project
MID

The MID in industrial design is a studio-based program in which students learn to design new...
Location: Tempe
graduate

image of a story telling method
MSD

The MSD program in industrial design is meant for individuals interested in advanced studies in...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Students working at innovation venture in the Design School
MS

The MS program in innovation and venture development integrates the most advanced practices and...
Location: Tempe
graduate

modern design work
MIA

The MIA is a studio-based degree that provides a focused experience for students with an...
Location: Tempe
graduate

BSD

The BSD program in interior design at The Design School explores how people inhabit, interact...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Landscape architecture students discussing a layout plan
BSLA

The BSLA program offers students the opportunity to engage with the community in applied...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Landscape architect at work with a pencil and a model
MLA_ASU

The MLA program is designed to enable students to work with communities in planning and design...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Abstract image
PHD

Media arts and sciences is a PhD program housed in the transdisciplinary School of Arts, Media...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Students in classroom playing musical instrument, orchestra
BA

The BA in music provides students with a broadly based liberal arts degree. Students receive a...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Sound control device
DMA

The DMA program in music with a concentration in interdisciplinary digital media is a unique...
Location: Tempe
graduate

BA

The BA program in music with a concentration in music and culture is a broadly based liberal...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Students and faculty studying music
PHD

The PhD in music with a concentration in music learning and teaching is a scholarly research...
Location: Tempe
graduate

ASU school of Music faculty reviewing notes with students
MA

In the MA program in music, faculty members provide and participate in multisensory learning...
Location: Tempe
graduate

School of Music students studying
PHD

The PhD program in music with a concentration in musicology focuses on the scholarly study of...
Location: Tempe
graduate

music degree image
BA

The popular music concentration within the BA program in music at Arizona State University...
Location: Downtown
undergrad

Student playing the violin
DMA

The DMA in music with a concentration in music composition is a comprehensive professional...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Music notes
MM

The MM program in composition focuses on the development of skills required for a career in...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Music Entrepreneurship (Graduate Certificate)
Certificate

Music entrepreneurship is a discipline that intersects the traditional music disciplines. Music...
Location: Tempe
graduate

College music faculty at work
BMUS

The BMus program in music learning and teaching is an innovative 120 credit hour degree program...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

School of Music faculty teaches students how to play the flute
MM

The MM program in music learning and teaching is designed for individuals interested in music...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Abstract image
DMA

The DMA in music with a concentration in performance is a professional degree program for...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Music performance, student playing the French horn
MM

The MM program in performance concentrates on the performance and teaching of music with an...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Certificate

This certificate in music theory pedagogy offers specialized study in music theory to help...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Playing the guitar
BMUS

The BMus program in music therapy prepares students for a career in health care, community-based...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Playing the guitar
MM

The MM program in music therapy provides students with graduate-level study in the theory,...
Location: Tempe
graduate

BMUS

The BMus program in performance with a concentration in collaborative piano offers private...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Music conductor holding his baton
MM

The MM in performance with a concentration in conducting presents conductors of orchestras or...
Location: Tempe
graduate

ASU school of music student playing the guitar
BMUS

The BMus in performance with a concentration in guitar is a program that focuses on the study of...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Playing the drums
BMUS

The BMus in performance with a concentration in jazz prepares students for professional careers...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Playing the piano
BMUS

The BMus in performance with a concentration in keyboard is a program that focuses on the study...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

ASU students performing in a musical
BMUS

The BMus in performance with a concentration in music theatre is an intensive, performance-...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Orchestral instrument, students practicing in the classroom
BMUS

The BMus program in performance with a concentration in an orchestral instrument focuses on the...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Two voice performance students singing to microphone
BMUS

The BMus program in performance with a concentration in voice focuses on the study of vocal...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

ASU students in a music opera performance
MM

The MM program in voice, music theatre and opera performance provides students the opportunity...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Student performing
BA

The BA program in performance and movement is an inclusive, transdisciplinary degree program...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Students playing the cello
MM

The MM program in performance with a concentration in performance pedagogy concentrates on the...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Playing the piano
MM

The MM program in performance with a concentration in collaborative piano gives students the...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Students performing, person with feathers on his head
BA

The BA program in theatre provides students with a rigorous academic and hands-on theatre...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Students performing, woman in a yellow dress
BA

The BA program in theatre with a concentration in acting provides students with a rigorous...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Theatre performance
BA

The BA program in theatre with a concentration in design and production provides students a...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Theatre performance
MFA

The MFA in theatre with a concentration in directing is a program for students who demonstrate...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Theatre student smiling and holding a laptop
MFA

The concentration in dramatic writing under the MFA in theatre includes coursework in...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Theatre Students with digital media
MFA

A concentration of the MFA in theatre, the interdisciplinary digital media program focuses on...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Students performing
MFA

The MFA program in theatre with a concentration in performance reenvisions the role of the...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Theatre performance, female carrying a blue flag
PHD

The PhD in theatre with a concentration in theatre and performance of the Americas trains...
Location: Tempe
graduate

ASU theatre students talking
MFA

The internationally recognized theatre for youth and community MFA program features...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Student practicing a theatre performance
PHD

The internationally recognized PhD program in theatre with a concentration in theatre for youth...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Performance, people in white costumes
MA

The MA program in theatre introduces students to graduate study in the field of theatre and...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Students learning how to play the piano
BMUS

Students pursuing the BMus in theory and composition must choose a concentration in either...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Students studying a book
BMUS

Students pursuing the BMus in theory and composition must choose a concentration in either...
Location: Tempe
undergrad

Urban design project
MUD

The MUD is a transdisciplinary post-professional graduate program in The Design School which...
Location: Tempe
graduate

Graphic design student at work
MVCD

The MVCD is a studio-based degree program.

Students in this program work on strategic...
Location: Tempe
graduate