The International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) is a school offering career training for acquisition of innovative design and technology skills. Its main campus is located in Tampa, Florida. However, the academy maintains other campuses throughout the US including Chicago, Detroit, Las Vegas, Nashville, Orlando, Sacramento, San Antonio, Schaumburg, and Seattle. It also has an online campus offering online programs to students all over the world.
Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate and bachelor’s degrees, IADT-Online or the Academy Online has been authorized to operate as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. It has earned good reviews for having programs that converts passion, technological proficiency and talent into careers that are in-demand.
The admissions process starts with a personal telephone interview with an IADT Admissions Representative. While it is a way for the school administrators to determine the strength of an applicant, the interview is also an opportunity for prospective students and their families to learn about the offered programs. The admissions process can be accelerated by promptly sending all required documents to the academy. Various federal and private financial aid programs are available to qualified students including federal grants and loans, private loans, and tuition scholarship awards.
Online programs are offered in career-focused areas such as Graphic Design, Web Design and Development, Fashion Merchandising, Advertising Design, Game Production, Internet Marketing, Information Technology, Digital Media Production and Building Information Modeling. Tuition rates vary depending on the program and can be charged per credit or per program. The usual per credit tuition cost is $ 350.00.