Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Academy of Art University

Program Details

The Academy of Art University offers an online graphic design degree, the Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.  This program emphasizes the advanced study of graphic design and digital media.  It also encourages students to extend their design skills into content creation, authorship, entrepreneurialism, and social innovation.  This degree, like the Master of Arts degree, cultivates strong problem-solving skills and an appreciation for how sustainability affects design.  Unlike the Master of Arts degree, this degree emphasizes formal skills in the field and requires a thesis for graduation.


  • An undergraduate degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of Intent
  • Personal resume
  • Other admission materials may be required

School Accreditation Statement

National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission