NYIAD Teachers and Mentors
Through NYIAD's combination of mentorship, course work, and assignments, you'll develop the skills you need to pursue a career doing something you love. Whether you're interested in interior design, wedding and event planning, jewelry making, writing or blogging, we have experts on staff waiting to guide you.
New York Institute of Art and Design Mission Statement
NYIAD’s Mission is to empower students to achieve their aspirations through flexible, convenient, affordable, and highly relevant educational programs.
The New York Institute of Art and Design seeks to provide the highest level of distance education training in the art, technique, and business of design-related courses it offers, using multi-media training materials developed by our staff and faculty, while providing a high level of service and support to every student.
We strive to be the leading non-traditional academic institution educating people motivated to improve their lives by learning a new skill. We empower students to achieve their self-improvement goals through flexible, convenient, affordable, and highly relevant programs of study. We keep our course cost low so the maximum number of students can afford to study with us, and our non-discrimination policy allows anyone who wants to study with us the opportunity to do so. We seek to support different learning styles through our multi-media materials and our student advisor program.
New York Institute of Art and Design Accreditation
NYIAD is a fully accredited art and design school. We are proud to be accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and licensed by the New York State Education Department.
New York State Education Department
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is one of the most respected education agencies in the United States. The New York Institute of Art and Design is licensed under the demanding standards of NYSED, and all our programs are regularly reviewed and approved by NYSED, ensuring that we maintain the highest standards of education materials, student service and business practices. All NYIAD teachers and key staff are licensed by NYSED. A full explanation of NYSED's requirements that pertain to the school is available in our catalog.
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is a private, non-profit organization founded in 1926 that operates as an institutional accreditor of distance education institutions. Accreditation by DEAC covers all distance education activities within an institution and it provides accreditation from the secondary school level through professional doctoral degree-granting institutions. Our website is designed to be a resource for all those interested in distance education accreditation: students, faculty, administrators and the public.
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
- Interior Design Course
- Graphic Design Course
- AutoCAD Course
- Event Planning Course
- Home Staging Course
- Personal Style Course
- Jewelry Design Course
- Wedding Planning Course
- Creative Writing Course
- Floral Design Course
- Landscape Design Course
- Feng Shui Interior Design Course
- Fundamentals of Digital Photography
- Wedding Photography Course