At Otis College, we ask students at every level: What do you want to make?

With over 200 courses and programs, we provide the tools and guidance to help you pursue your professional goals, achieve personal growth, or acquire new skills. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced artist, our extensive offerings cater to a wide range of interests and aspirations.

Our Extension courses are taught by practicing professionals who are not only skilled arts educators but also bring real-world experience to the classroom. They are adept at engaging with kids, guiding careers, and everything in between. Join us at Otis College Extension and take the first step towards unlocking your creative potential in an inspiring and supportive environment.

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Adult Certificates

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Summer of Art for 14.5 Years or Older

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Youth Camps for Students 5-14 Years

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External Programs

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Adult Programs

From one-day workshops to 10-week courses to 10 distinct certificate programs, Otis Extension has a program that will help you grow in your profession, gain insights into a new field or technique, and access practitioners at the top of their disciplines.

Youth Programs

In our weekend and after-school programs and Summer Youth Camps, we introduce the elements and principles of art and design, and encourage self-expression for students from pre-K to pre-college. We also guide college application portfolio preparation.

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Summer of Art

Summer of Art at Otis College of Art and Design is an intensive college immersion experience designed for developing creatives in high school or beyond who are 14.5 years of age or older.

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