Associate of Occupational Studies in Illustration
Sessions College for Professional Design

Program Details

An online Associate of Occupational Studies degree in Illustration is offered by Sessions College for Professional Design.  You can begin a new career, turning a passion for paint into professional profit, with this innovative Illustration curriculum. Through expert instruction, you will learn your strengths and styles as an artist.  You will learn computer artistry, painting and drawing techniques, alongside general education and business knowledge — all culminating into a professional portfolio.  Curriculum within Session’s AOS in Illustration is likely to include:

  • Drawing
  • Illustrator
  • Life drawing
  • Cartooning and sequential art
  • Commercial illustration
  • Technical illustration and infographics


  • Write a 500-word application essay
  • Send 5-10 samples of your art and design work OR a written creative skills assessment
  • Provide transcripts from your high school OR any college degrees completed
  • If English is not your native language, submit official TOEFL or IELTS scores

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission