About the Department of Studio & Digital Arts (SADA)

About Studio and Digital Arts at Liberty University

Dream Bigger. Turn Your Craft into a Career.

Get firsthand experience in your field and join more than 500 students as they prepare to impact the culture with their SADA degree.

At SADA, you can get your bachelor of science, bachelor of fine arts, or master of fine arts degree and match it with a concentration that fits your interests. Also, become even more marketable in your field by adding a minor onto your undergraduate degree.

American Advertising AwardsSADA students garnered more than 71 of the 91 awards at the Western Virginia Student Advertising Awards. Read about the awards.

Our classes range from the latest in digital publishing and imaging, photography, and animation to the traditional arts such as painting, drawing, and sculpture.

Strategically position yourself for a successful career with your SADA degree, an average of 180 internship hours, and a portfolio that’s extensively reviewed by experienced professionals. 

The SADA Difference

Pursue artistic excellence that reflects God’s creativity and brings Him glory, not only in the classroom, but ultimately in the professional world as well. You’ll learn how to do this through teaching that emphasizes the importance of moral and ethical values to complement your professional skills.

At SADA you get:

  • A diverse student population
  • An emphasis on career development
  • Internship opportunities
  • Labs for student use (painting, drawing, sculpture, and graphic design) 
  • An MFA taught from a Christian worldview
  • An art gallery to showcase student work
  • Opportunities to participate in the American Advertising Awards
  • State-of-the-art equipment and technology
  • A student-focused program
  • Team-oriented classes 

An Experienced Faculty

Using our hands-on curriculum and state-of-the-art facilities, our faculty prepares you to make meaningful contributions to your field and to nurture your God-given talents.

Because each of our faculty members has an average of 15+ years of industry and teaching experience, you can be confident that you’ll get the education and training you need at SADA.