Adult Programs

Whether you are interested in exploring a new skill, refreshing an existing passion, or working on your portfolio for further education or career goals, SAIC offers you a wide array of options to fulfill your creative vision.

ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION NONCREDIT COURSES

Adult Continuing Education noncredit courses reflect SAIC's education philosophy, adapted for the adult learner. Courses are conveniently offered evenings and weekends in sessions that range from two days to ten weeks. Learn more.

ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION NONCREDIT CERTIFICATES

Adult Continuing Education noncredit certificates offer unique learning opportunities for adult students interested in pursuing an education in contemporary art and design. Programs have been designed to meet the needs of today's working adults interested in developing an art and design practice, exploring new areas of study, or preparing for a variety of educational pursuits. Learn more.

STUDENT-AT-LARGE

Enroll in credit-bearing courses as a student-at-large, working alongside SAIC's degree-seeking students, other college students, artists, and designers from Chicago and beyond. Sparked by the vitality of our urban campus, inspiring peer engagement, challenging instructors, and influential visiting artists, you’ll work harder than ever before in a creative environment second to none. Learn more.