School of Applied Arts

At the School of Applied Arts at Blue Sky University, the paths of alumni, faculty, staff, parents and current students begin and converge. Our aim is to advance the value of education and knowledge in order to meet society’s needs. We use the skills and training of faculty and students to mentor, teach, inspire, discover, engage and lead as we transform students to engage and become part of our global community.

The School of Applied Arts continues to change and grow with the university as we continue to attract students from throughout the region and abroad. We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most diverse and best-qualified students from diverse communities. The vast range of academic degrees provides students an opportunity to select a career where they make a difference. We pledge to provide individual attention, quality instruction and research opportunities that will enhance the learning opportunities of all students. Please do not hesitate to contact us so we can continue to serve you better.

The mission of the School of Applied Arts is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for careers through programs of high quality in academic, professional and technical areas; to further faculty excellence in teaching supported by quality scholarship; and to enhance our involvement with local, state, national and international constituencies. We do this by providing students with opportunities to collaborate with faculty, engage themselves with the community through internships, research and classroom projects.

The programs at the School of Applied Arts provide both liberal and well-defined professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They provide the skills and experiences that empower graduates to be exemplary members of a diverse and global community. The School is committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate programs and improving the quality of life for present and future generations.

Graduates become leaders and establish professional careers as administrators, educators, practitioners, and applied researchers in a variety of discipline-related settings. These settings include both private and public agencies, government institutions at all levels, community and health care organizations, and educational institutions.

For individuals who aspire to build their careers in the field of artistic design, Blue Sky University’s School 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 the science of painting, we aim to assist individuals who are serious about developing successful careers. The range of course available at the school is unually extensive, encompassing architecture, fine art (painging, tapestry, animated film, graphics, sculpture, photography, ceramics), stage design, design (fashion, graphics), industrial design, media design, plus art teacher training and restoration.

Whether your motivation for advancing your education is personal, professional or a combination of both, Blue Sky University is ready to support you. Contact the Office of Admissions today ( for details on how our Applied Arts programs can satisfy your academic, personal or professional needs. Also, be sure and ask about our scholarship opportunities that are reserved exclusively for students in the Applied Arts.

Programs offered by School of Applied Arts

Degree Programs

Eligibility Criteria

Associate Degree (A.A.) Minimum high school or equiv.
Associate-to-Bachelor’s Desgree (B.A.) Associate degree, or equir. international education
Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) Minimum high school or equiv.
Masters Degree (M.A.) Minimum Bachelor’s or equiv.
Doctorate Degree (Ph.D.) Minimum Master’s or equiv.


Diploma Programs

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Diploma in Applied Arts Minimum high school or equiv.
Graduate Diploma in Applied Arts Minimum high school or equiv.


Certificate Programs

Eligibility Criteria

Undergraduate Course Certificate Applied Arts Minimum high school or equiv.
Graduate Course Certificate in Applied Arts Minimum high school or equiv.
Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Arts Minimum high school or equiv.
Graduate Certificate in Applied Arts Minimum high school or equiv.
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