Study Advertising in Atlanta.

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  • School Calendar
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  • Accreditation
  • Application Deadlines

Atlanta has an enormous heart.

Portfolio Center joined Miami Ad School's global network in 2015.  Combining one of the country's top design schools and top advertising schools provides so many options for students. You’ll create and conceive the impossible every day. You will work with seasoned professionals. Whatever your discipline, you will become a storyteller, collaborator and define brands. You’ll be an innovator, strategist and communicator. 

We live in a world that changes at the speed of light and desperately needs dynamic, creative individuals to chronicle the adventures. Welcome to your future. Our portfolio programs help you start your career in art direction, copywriting, graphic design, illustration, photography and web design.

Portfolio Programs:


  • account planning
  • social media

2017 Spring Quarter:

  • classes start April 3, 2017
  • classes end June 9, 2017

2017 Summer Quarter:

  • classes start July 5, 2017
  • classes end September 8, 2017

2017 Fall Quarter:

  • classes start October 2, 2017
  • classes end December 8, 2017

2018 Winter Quarter:

  • classes start January 2, 2018
  • classes end March 9, 2018

2018 Spring Quarter:

  • classes start April 2, 2018
  • classes end June 8, 2018

2018 Summer Quarter:

  • classes start July 2, 2018
  • classes end September 7, 2018

All Miami Ad School locations within the United States observe the following holidays:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving (Thursday & Friday)
  • Christmas Eve & Day
  • New Year's Eve & New Year's Day

Skill and Portfolio Development

Students in the art direction, copywriting, graphic design and digital photography & video programs spend their first year in Atlanta. The advertising courses the students take are practical and class projects are realistic. Since the classroom replicates the real-world, students develop the skills and portfolio needed to get a job in the advertising industry. 

Real-World Experience

In the second year of the two-year program students have the option to study and intern in agencies and companies in other cities around the world where Miami Ad School has programs. Students continue to develop their portfolio, expand their network of industry contacts and get real-world, global experience.

Miami Ad School and all its US branch locations are accredited by the Commission on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road Ste. 325, Building 300, Atlanta, GA 30350, telephone: 770-396-3898.

Miami Ad School is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee 32399-0400, telephone 888-222-6684.

Portfolio Center is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The COE is a national accrediting agency assuring quality and integrity in career education.

Portfolio Center is licensed by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (NPEC). The NPEC assures students that the programs of study and supporting elements of the school meet required standards; assures prospective employers that graduates have acquired appropriate job skills and assures the general public, federal agencies, and other state agencies that programs meet all required standards.

Portfolio Center is also licensed by the the United States Department of Education (USDOE). The mission of USDOE is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

Portfolio Programs Application Deadlines:

art direction, copywriting, graphic design, illustration, photography & video and web design

  • Summer- May 26, 2017
  • Fall- August 28, 2017
  • Winter- November 27, 2017
  • Spring- February 26, 2018

Boot Camps Application Deadlines:

account planning:

  • Fall- August 28, 2017 

social media:

  • Summer- May 26, 2017

Next quarter starts in April

Join the 7,000 other people who started their career at Miami Ad School.

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How to Apply

Step 1 - Download and complete the application.

Step 2 - Schedule a question and answer session.

Step 3 - Show us your creative samples and complete the creative assignments.

Step 4 - Send in your application, creative samples, and application fee.


Each program has different requirements.
Tell us a little about you.