Continue Your Education

Imagine this: You've graduated from SAE Institute with your Diploma or Associate Degree. You loved the experience and want to continue your education. Great news - we've got options for you!

Study Options

At SAE Institute, we combine a solid foundation of practical theory with career-focused, hands-on training, so you'll know how to do it and why it works. You'll have plenty of individual time in on-campus studios and production suites to work on real-world projects to develop a professional skill set you can really use.

In the USA, we offer  accelerated degree and  diploma programs*, all-accredited** and career-focused.

Audio Technology Program

  • Diploma
  • Associate Degree

Music Business Program

  • Diploma
  • Associate Degree

Animation & Visual Effects

  • Bachelor's Degree

Digital Filmmaking

  • Bachelor's Degree

Game Art & Design

  • Bachelor's Degree

Interactive Audio

  • Bachelor's Degree

Sound Arts

  • Bachelor's Degree

*Not all programs are available at all locations.
**SAE Institute Atlanta, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). SAE Institute Chicago, Nashville, San Jose, and SAE Expression College are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Credit Transfer

In the United States

Your SAE Institute Diploma or Degree credits can be applied toward a Bachelor Degree at the prestigious McNally Smith College of Music in Minneapolis, MN. Please see our articulation agreement with McNally Smith College.

Your SAE Institute Diploma or Degree credits can be applied toward a Bachelor's Degree at SAE Expression College in Emeryville, CA. Download our information sheet for the details of the agreement.