Reinvent Art Education

An Online Art School for An Online World

Spring Semester Starts Jan. 31, 2017!

Groundbreaking Education


Bethany College Applied Arts (BCAA) is an online innovative Bachelor of Arts program where classes are taught by artists who are redefining the visual arts industry. The classes are delivered live and online, which makes our education affordable, accessible and applicable to a real world career. All of the classes offered at BCAA can be taken as accredited or non-accredited courses. 


Classes Taught by Working Artists

Our instructors and guest lecturers work with many of today's most iconic brands in the entertainment, editorial, and commercial industry. We firmly believe the best education is taught is taught by the best practitioners. With that in mind, BC Applied Arts students are given access to relevant and applicable information from mentors who are industry veterans.

I love the online format. It really makes it easy [to instruct] for professionals like me. I wouldn’t do it any other way.
— John Mueller, Art Director at Blizzard Entertainment
The teachers are actually working. You can be in communication with some of the top professionals in the industry.
— Dan Vanderhoof, BC Applied Arts Student
It’s a very dynamic way of learning and sharing. It’s really unlike anything else that’s out there.
— Sterling Hundley, BC Applied Arts Instructor
I’ve only taken classes here for 1 year and I feel like I’ve got 4 years of information already.
— Cody Shank, BC Applied Arts Student

Earn a degree at BCAA

Join our tight-knit and inclusive online community of ambitious artists and skilled mentors. Online education provides learning artists access to the highest quality information from the best practitioners in the world. Studying at BCAA means learning on a daily basis from artists who lead the pack in the commercial, fine arts, and entertainment industries. Our program's online approach is designed to provide students with invaluable resources, skills, and practical information that will help them build careers in their respective industries.

Don't Want A Degree? No Problem.

All of our accredited courses can be taken as non-accredited classes by non-degree-seeking students. This gives learning artists affordable access to unmatched information in the illustration, entertainment, and game arts industry.