Ashley Division of Applied Arts is one of the most prestigious schools at Ashley where we offer unique blend of applied arts program with special majors in Visual Communication, Chemistry, Interior Design and Architecture. Its widely acclaimed, accredited programs provide the artists with one stop solution of their creative development.

For individuals who aspire to build their careers in the field of artistic design, Ashley Division of Applied Arts provides a perfect paradigm for creative development. We are defining education in relationship to creative career paths. We teach a curriculum which has been built by successful professionals. With education in the art, craft, business, and science of painting we aim to assist individuals who are serious about developing successful careers as professional artists.

Ashley University Division of Applied Arts equips its Applied Arts students for the continuing transformation and development in the field of applied arts with 3 different majors in degree, diploma and certificate programs. The significance of this department is first-rate online teaching. Our faculties are specialists of the educational and design fields. Our Applied Arts graduate program, which is devised with brilliant teaching faculty and terrific scope, is another one of our programs that will grow into one of the best degrees offered.


The Division of Applied Arts knows the significance of this industry with engineers focusing on the design, development, analysis, production, and testing of different architectural designs as well as blueprints. Our degree programs have been devised to develop a strong base for careers in Applied Arts so that students and graduates know what is expected of them when they go out in the market.

The artists are not taught, in fact they are guided to convert their ideas into greater realities and watch it with their own eyes. They can discover themselves at places conducive to their learning such as art studio or gallery, museum, or even decide to work on their own projects.
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Degree Programs

  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Diploma Programs

  • Undergraduate Diploma
  • Graduate Diploma

Certificate Programs

  • Undergraduate Course Certificate
  • Graduate Course Certificate
  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Graduate Certificate

Major Offered

  • Interior Design
  • Architecture
  • Visual Communication

Career Prospects

The Division of Applied Arts assists individuals who aspire to be successful professional artists, designers and architects. The Division provides hands-on experience in real world settings and its world renowned faculty attracts students from around the world. In your chosen applied arts field, you can earn the following average salaries:

Majors Average Annual Salaries
Visual Communications$35,710 - $69,209
Interior Design$46,280 - $73,180
Architecture$62,090 - $72,550.

Delivering Quality Education:

At Ashley, we believe that quality doesn't have to come at the expense of quantity. With over 700 programs of study to choose from, you have the freedom to create your ideal program by combining majors, minors, and specializations.


Featured Faculty Members

  • Shawn Rodrigues PhD Art & History

  • Barbara Gardener PhD Cinema Studies

  • George Raasch Master of Arts, Educational Technology

  • Harold Bland Master of Arts, International Communications

  • Ben Thorp Doctorate (Fine Arts)