Adult art and design learning opportunities

Continuing Education Classes

Wednesday classes

Registration: Feb. 15-May 22, 2019.

Classes: Digital Photography, Figure Drawing, Oil Painting, Jewelry 

Class schedule: May 29-June 26, 2019 | 7-9:30 p.m.

Program cost: $175 for Digital Photography, Figure Drawing, or Oil Painting | $225 for Jewelry

For Digital Photography, Figure Drawing, and Oil Painting, materials are supplied for the first session, and you will receive a supply list of materials to purchase for the rest of the class. For Jewelry, the cost includes all materials.

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Saturday classes

Registration: July 15, 2019. Classes run September 14-November 16, 2019.

Classes: Intro to Adobe Creative Suite, Book Making, Watercolor, and more.

Class schedule: 10 weeks, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Program cost: $350

Materials for adult continuing education classes are supplied for the first session when you will receive a supply list for materials for the rest of the class.

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CCAD evening workshops for professionals

Registration: Jan. 15–April 8. Workshops run March 18 & 25, and April 15 & 22.

Classes: Disruptive Collaboration Workshop | Creative Problem Solving for Corporate Leadership

Schedule: Mondays 6–9 p.m.

Program cost: $395 

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Intensive Workshops for Artists & Designers

Registration: April 1 through 7 days before classes begin.

Classes: Drawing and Design Development for Textile and Surface Pattern | Textile Design: Design, Carve and Print, using the Lino Print Technique | Adventures in Bookbinding | Color on Metal | Dismantle: Reconstructing the Idea of Practice of Collage through Exploration, Fragmentation, and Performance

Dates: June 26–28 and July 24–26

Schedule: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Program cost: $395

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Creative Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Registration:  March 1–June 21, 2019

Classes: June 26–28, 2019

Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Program cost: $325, including meals and workshop materials.

Topics: Taxes, accounting, and finance, along with helpful tips from creative successful entrepreneurs.  

Want to learn creative and business skills that will help you thrive in today’s economy? Come to the CCAD Creative Entrepreneur Boot Camp, where you’ll develop the entrepreneurial skills you’ll need to succeed as an artist or designer.

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Multi-generational Saturday Morning Art Classes 

Registration:  July 1, 2019. Classes run September 14-November 16, 2019.

Grades: 10-Adult.

Classes: Oil Painting, Ceramics, Jewelry, and Drawing.

Schedule: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturdays and span 10 weeks.

Program cost: $325, including tuition, registration, and all materials.

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Looking for something else?

You don't have to be admitted to CCAD to gain exposure to experienced faculty, cutting-edge laboratories, and a future-focused curriculum. Registration for BFA courses opens to non-degree-seeking students one week before the regular undergraduate semester begins.

Courses for audit:

  • BFA courses for summer, fall or spring
  • Tuition: $1,000
  • Registration Fee: $60
  • General Fee: $125
  • Student also pays lab fees attached to the course if applicable

Courses for credit (subject to prerequisites):

  • BFA courses for fall and spring
  • Tuition: $1,495 per credit hour fall and spring
  • Tuition: $730 per credit hour for summer
  • Registration Fee: $60
  • General Fee: $125
  • Student also pays lab fees attached to the course if applicable
    • Financial aid is not available to non-degree-seeking students
    • Registration, general and lab fees must be paid at the time of registration

Policies governing non-degree-seeking students

  • Students must be at least 18 years old
  • Online registration is not available
  • All prerequisites and permissions must be obtained before registering. This may include a review of your work by CCAD staff.
  • Courses are available on a space-available basis only. You may not register for a class that is full.
  • There is no limit on the number of courses you can take.
  • BFA degree courses will not count toward a degree until you’re accepted to CCAD through the regular admissions process. Contact the Admissions office at 614.222.3261 or email to find out more about applying to CCAD.

To enroll as a non-degree-seeking student, contact our Continuing & Professional Studies at CCAD at 614.222.3248 or