International Academy of Design and Technology – Sacramento
Creative teachers inspire creative students. At the International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT), our faculty consists of experienced professionals from the design and technology fields who know firsthand what it takes to succeed. Our curriculum is designed around the current, demand for real-world knowledge, taught by skilled professionals, and it is continually updated to reflect the changing needs of the global marketplace.
IADT’s Career Services Department is there for students every step of their journey. As a student and after you graduate, you’ll have access to full and part-time opportunities through our online career fairs, on-site employer visits, and student portal. Our network of industry relationships and assistance with your resume, interviewing techniques, and networking skills are all focused on your success.
IADT’s knowledgeable Student Finance staff can assist you through the financial aid application process, whether you are applying for a student loan, a federal grant or other financial assistance. Tuition planning assistance is available to all students. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
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2450 Del Paso Road, Sacramento, CA 95834
Classes are available in 12 areas:
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design and Marketing
The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Fashion Design and Marketing challenges students to develop a sense of uniqueness and creative individual thinking based on reasoning. Students are encouraged to realize their potential with inspiration provided by visiting designers, retailers and artisans with local and/or international reputations who conduct special lectures and workshops.
Associate of Applied Science in Fashion Design and Marketing
The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Fashion Design and Marketing helps prepare students for careers in the fashion industry by providing a solid foundation of knowledge in fashion illustration, pattern drafting, design, draping, clothing construction, textiles, fashion history, fashion marketing and production techniques.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
The Bachelor degree program in Visual Communication at the Academy focuses on graphic design and can help prepare students for exciting careers in the field of commercial art and design. Our experienced instructors can help students focus on cultivating their own unique conceptualization and design skills, while practical, hands-on lab classes emphasize critical production skills. Along with a solid foundation in practical applications, students can learn to master the principles of visual communication by using different types of multimedia, illustration, animation and web design. Plus, as with all of our programs at the Academy, various business and general education concepts are integrated into the curriculum to provide the additional structure and support every professional needs to succeed.
Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design
For those individuals who are looking for rewarding, entry-level positions in the commercial art, graphic design, and multimedia fields, the Visual Communication program at the Academy may be for you! By combining industry-current technology with traditional design methods, students have the opportunity to cultivate their creative talents in digital imaging, computer illustration, web design, desktop publishing, prepress, and advertising techniques. Plus, graphic design and portfolio classes can help prepare students for their internships and professional careers.
Associate of Science in Building Information Modeling
The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Building Information Modeling emphasizes technical development, intellectual disciplines, communication skills, cultural enrichment and creative sensitivity. Basic areas of study covered include drafting and detailing, specialized knowledge of interior visual and verbal communication, space planning, environmental designs and general education.
Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology
Employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to increase by 28 percent from 2010 to 2020. That’s faster than average, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics*.
If you are well versed in computer technology and have a flair for problem solving, the Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology degree program at the International Academy of Design and Technology could be a good fit for you. Through our Associate-level program, you can develop the kind of knowledge and skills used by networking and information technology professionals in the field. The program offers a variety of hands-on learning opportunities using industry-current equipment and software. IADT is a collaborative environment where you can grow personally and professionally as you interact with students who share your unique interests. As a graduate of this program, you can pursue career opportunities across the networking and information technology fields.
IADT’s Information Technology Associate degree program can help you gain a thorough understanding of network technology for local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) as well as fundamental programming concepts. By taking a variety of career-focused courses, you’ll have the opportunity to explore everything from PC troubleshooting, applications, and operating systems to network configuration, hardware maintenance and computer security.
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Do you love trying to fix computer and network problems? Do you pride yourself on being able to find the solution everyone else is missing? If so, this is a great time to turn your natural talents into opportunities at the International Academy of Design & Technology. Our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program can help you develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement, analyze and manage information systems.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to increase by 28 percent from 2010-2020 – faster than the average for all occupations*. Get ready to take advantage of the growing demand by learning industry-relevant skills such as programming, scripting, security and management. As a graduate of this Bachelor-level program, you could pursue a variety of career opportunities in the field of information technology and networking.
IADT’s Information Technology Bachelor’s degree program offers a dynamic curriculum that includes instruction in client and server environments, system security, Linux, and scalable directory services. By taking a variety of innovative classes, you can gain comprehensive training in computer and small-network installation and administration.
Bachelor of Science in Internet Marketing
Online marketing and advertising strategies offer companies an easily accessible, worldwide venue for selling products and developing brand awareness. If you’re interested in this evolving industry, the Bachelor of Science in Internet Marketing degree program at the International Academy of Design & Technology could be a good choice for you. Our Bachelor’s in Internet Marketing degree program offers a practical, real-world education that can help you learn the skills and techniques of the Internet marketing industry.
By taking courses that cover various marketing concepts such as public relations, Internet marketing research and search-engine optimization (SEO), you can learn how to create a viable marketing plan for clients who want to sell their products and services online. Our program is also designed to help you develop your understanding of web design, e-commerce, web analytics, and mobile applications.
As you pursue your Internet Marketing degree, you’ll have the opportunity to learn how the principles of marketing and visual advertising are applied on the Internet. Our program offers a variety of classes that introduce the fundamental tactics, tools and techniques used by Internet marketing firms everywhere. You can gain an understanding of social-media marketing, digital branding, consumer behavior and much more.
Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management
Would you like to use your sales knowledge and instincts to pursue exciting opportunities in the retail industry? If so, the Associate of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program at the International Academy of Design and Technology could be a good choice for you. Through this program, you can become comfortable with direct sales operations and procedures, including customer service, supply chain management, and merchandise procurement.
As you pursue your Associate degree in Retail Merchandise Management, you can learn how to sell goods from manufacturers and retailers to businesses and individuals. You can also develop the basic principles of business math needed to complete the purchasing and sales of merchandise across multiple industries.
Below is a sampling of course topics included in IADT’s Associate of Applied Science in Internet Marketing degree program. Classes are taught by instructors who specialize in this field – many who are practicing professionals.
Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandise Management
Do you want to develop the skills needed to pursue opportunities in the retail operations industry? If so, the Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandise Management degree program at the International Academy of Design and Technology could be right for you. During this program, you can learn how to select vendors for sourcing, analyze products at the wholesale and retail levels, and manage merchandise from concept to consumer.
As you pursue your Bachelor’s degree in Retail Merchandise Management, you can learn to evaluate buying trends and sales records while also assessing merchandise price and quality. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to study the management skills used in human resources and negotiating, as well as develop essential communication capabilities.
Our Bachelor’s degree in Retail Merchandise Management builds off the skills developed in the Associate degree program to help you further develop your knowledge of merchandising planning and management. It includes a focus on direct sales operations, strategies for reaching consumers through multiple sales channels, and the skills used in merchandise procurement. Through hands-on learning and general education instruction, you can develop a well-rounded understanding of retail merchandising, management and buying.
Associate of Applied Science in Web Design and Development
If you’re looking to blend your talent for design with industry-current technical skills, the Web Design and Development Associate degree program at IADT is a great place to start. It’s also a good time to get started because the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics expects jobs for Web Developers to increase by 22% – faster than average – from 2010 through 2020.* Web Developers could be responsible for how a website looks as well as its technical performance and capacity. In this program you can learn how it’s done. You’ll have the opportunity to engage in hands-on projects that can help you become familiar with industry techniques and technology. And our collaborative environment can help you grow personally and professionally as you develop essential skills.
IADT’s AAS in Web Design and Development degree program offers you the opportunity to develop a strong working knowledge of electronic technology while becoming comfortable with the theories behind graphics, text, audio, video and interactivity for the web. We combine general education coursework with key concentration classes to help you acquire a well-rounded knowledge base.
Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development
If you’re good with computers, love technology, and would like to enhance your creative and technical talents, you can learn what it takes at the International Academy of Design and Technology. This is a good time to get started because opportunities for Web Developers are on the rise, and the growth trend that began in 2010 is expected to continue through 2020.* Our Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development degree program can help you acquire the industry-current knowledge and skills used by web professionals.
Our Bachelor’s in Web Design and Development offers you a well-rounded program that can help you prepare to take advantage of a range of future opportunities. As you learn key aspects of Web Design and Development, you’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate with other students and develop essential communication and critical thinking skills.
IADT’s Bachelor of Web Design and Development degree program can help you advance your knowledge in programming, database management and web administration. By taking a variety of industry-current courses, you can also learn the basic theories of graphics, text, audio, video and interactivity for the web.