Certificate and Degree Programs


Enrolling in any educational program is a big step, whether you’re looking to earn a degree or learn new professional skills for a career change. At Sessions College, our mission is preparing art and design professionals. We believe in making the experience of choosing the right design program for you—and the admissions process that follows—as pleasant and informative as possible.

At our Tempe, Arizona campus, we have a team of dedicated Admissions Advisors who are all qualified designers. They are available to answer your questions and guide you through the application process.

Admissions Team - Tempe

Our team of Admissions Advisors.

How to Contact Us

You can contact us Monday through Friday at 8am-6pm Eastern Time, and on Saturday at 10am-8pm Eastern Time.

  • By phone at 800-258-4115 (from the US) or 480-212-1704, option 1
  • By email at admissions@sessions.edu.
  • By live chat on this Web site. Click on Chat Live or respond to a pop-up window.

You are also welcome to schedule a visit to our main campus in Tempe, Arizona:

Sessions College for Professional Design
Main Campus
51 West Third Street, Suite E-301
Tempe, AZ 85281

“Everyone in our Admissions Team is a trained artist or designer and we pride ourselves on establishing a relationship with our students like no other design school can. We have been in your shoes, and truly understand the unique challenges of the design world. We are passionate about helping you find the right design program specifically for your career path.”

Kimberly O'Hanlon

Director of Admissions and Marketing

Find out why our programs are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for affordability.

Programs At A Glance

Sessions College offers a broad range of degree and certificate programs.

Vocational Certificate

  • 360 hour program
  • Self-paced study
  • Complete in 6 months
  • Monthly class starts
  • Payment plans available

* Based on 8-month payment plan with down payment.

Undergraduate Certificate

$425/Credit hour
  • 24 credit program
  • Scheduled classes
  • Complete in 8 months
  • Bimonthly class starts
  • Financial aid for eligible students

Associate Degree

$350/Credit hour
  • 72 credit program
  • Comprehensive program
  • Scheduled classes
  • Complete in two years or less
  • Bimonthly class starts
  • Includes portfolio review, career classes, and capstone project
  • Financial aid for eligible students

Paying For Your Education

Depending on your eligibility, there are a variety of ways to finance your education for each program. Here’s an overview. (As you explore each program, available options will be are highlighted for you.)

Financial Aid

Federal Student Aid is available for eligible students entering Associate Degree and Undergraduate Certificate programs. Pell Grants and Direct Loans.

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Military Students

Eligible active military service members, veterans, and family members may use GI Bill®, Tuition Assistance (TA), or MyCAA benefits to pay for their education.

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International Students

Read our International Student FAQ, and find out how payment plans and International Student scholarships can help make your program more affordable.

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