International Academy of Design and Technology-Nashville
About International Academy of Design and Technology
The International Academy of Design and Technology is located in Nashville, Tennessee, a city well known and regarded for a lively cultural and artistic community. Most famous for its rich musical heritage, the local culture is quick to embrace many varieties of creative expression. The city and region boast a number of art galleries, museums, and art cafes, as well as a variety of shops that supply local artists with needed materials and tools. Nashville is also home to public and academic institutions dedicated to the encouragement of the arts. Shopping, dining, and entertainment options are plentiful in the area.
International Academy of Design and Technology offers the AAS and BAS in graphic design. The AAS program develops student's skills in areas such as digital imaging, computer illustration, desktop publishing, and prepress. Career-focused courses in our Graphic Design Program in Nashville focus on development of student portfolios and preparation for entry into the graphic design marketplace. The BAS expands on material covered in the first two years of study and allows students the opportunity to develop the depth of knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in the commercial art, graphic design, and multimedia industries.
IADT also offers the AAS in digital photography. The program helps students learn the skills necessary to prepare for professional opportunities in technology fields related to digital photography, studio lighting and printing technologies. Students receive theoretical and hands-on training by industry professionals on industry-current equipment.
IADT also offers the BAS in digital media. This program provides courses of study in the areas of digital media design, audio/video editing, media production, special effects animation, drawing, storyboarding and digital media authoring. Students have the opportunity to integrate interactive media, advanced authoring and integration, digital effects, and animation software knowledge and skills into media projects.
International Academy of Design and Technology offers financial assistance from various programs comprised of federal, state, and institutional funds. The programs include grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study. Prospective students are encouraged to contact the financial aid office early in order to meet important deadlines for aid. Enrolled students are provided with academic, career, and personal counseling at no additional charge. International Academy of Design and Technology is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees, bachelor degrees, and master's degrees.