Creative Arts

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Creativity is highly sought-after by employers due to the focus on innovative thinking. These degree programs and certificates allow students to develop skills and strategies that are needed for their chosen career, as well as relevant to other career paths. Courses emphasize hands-on learning, directly tied to professional experience. Students learn what it takes to make a career out of their passion.

The Creative Arts programs at Bristol allow students to develop skills in problem-solving, critical and creative thinking, collaboration and communication. While graduates gain demonstrable skills in their field of study, they also develop transferable skills that allow them to become valuable employees across a variety of fields and industries.

Our highly acclaimed faculty bring their professional experience to the classroom, preparing students to work professionally and to succeed in creative realms. From actor’s scene study and playwriting to musical theatre and stagecraft, Bristol Theatre students learn what it takes to make a career out of their passion for theatre. The Culinary Arts program prepares students with invaluable real-life experience in the restaurant industry, so they graduate as well-rounded professionals. After a firm grounding in drawing and design, Animation, Fine Arts, Graphic Design & Web Design students gain skills in a variety of marketable disciplines, from illustration to user-interface design, photography to publication design and painting to motion graphics.

Degree and Certificate Programs

Why choose a Bristol Creative Arts Program?



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Internship opportunities to help you connect your Creative Arts program training with on-the-job experience.

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Internship Program.



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Creative Arts programs are designed for seamless transfer to four-year programs in Theater, Graphic Design, Animation and more.

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Transfer Services.



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All faculty have professional experience, and programs utilize industry-standard facilities for coursework.



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Dual Credits 

Theatre Dual Enrollment Option, Dual Credits in Art and Design as well as Culinary Arts for high school students interested in college.

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College Access.


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