List of Accredited Online Degrees

The subject of design is a broad degree related to the professional combination of interests in categories of graphic or illustration production, web design and development, fashion or textile creation, building design, architecture and photography or interior design. The formal education that a design degree can provide will narrow the field of study while equipping students with the practical and theoretical skills needed to enter into a successful career. Most design graduate students will have specialized interest in a particular area, additionally many higher education institutions offer a general overview of the degree as a minor.

A design degree can provide students with a multi-faceted transferable skill set, which many employers see as a valuable ability when presented with the occasion to think creatively and deliver clever ideas. The professionalism of obtaining a degree in design will refine other skills required for resourcefulness, motivation, decision-making and team work. As a professional designer, the opportunity to affect what consumers see, touch, read, and feel in respect to the targeted audience, expands the creative population and drives economic success.

Design graduates are of interest to industries that use advertising, multimedia, broadcasting, publishing or promotions. A well designed product or advertising campaign can bring unprecedented profits or can wreak havoc on a company’s reputation; it is the responsibility of the design team to take into consideration the factors of demographics and cultural standards. Students with a passion for designing tend to follow a particular concentration to reflect future career aspirations and personal goals.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Media Design Master of Fine Arts Degree

In this program, students go through a full-scale branding project – learning how to identify client needs, develop well-researched creative work, and craft an effective path.  ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    58
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Fine Arts in Studio and Digital Arts

The Master of Fine Arts in Studio and Digital Arts will allow you to polish your work through attention to industry trends, professional composure, and technical precision. This degree is designed...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

MPS in Information Visualization

Maryland Institute College offers a Master’s of Professional Studies in Information Visualization. This program prepares students to translate complex data into graphics, images, and other f...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:

Online Master of Arts in Graphic Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia offers a Master of Arts degree in Graphic Design. The curriculum is 45 credit hours completed through nine courses compose the curriculu...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    45
  • Credit Type:

MS in Strategic Design and Management

Parsons The New School for Design offers a Master of Science degree in Strategic Design & Management. The curriculum is 36 credits, and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be earned in order to g...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

Master of Humanities - Art and Visual Media

Tiffin University offers a Master of Humanities degree in Art and Visual Media for students who are interested in studying multiple disciplines and fields in order to understand human ideas certai...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:

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