Bachelor of Arts in Advertising & Graphic Design
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Graphic Design degree program develops students into creators of innovative advertising solutions by applying integrated media strategies. This BA in graphic design focuses on training students to strategize for advertising brands. You will cultivate the knowledge to creatively impact a variety of organizations, from advertising agencies and design studios to in-house corporate marketing departments and media industries. The BA in Advertising and Graphic Design curriculum centers on creative thinking, strategic problem solving, collaboration, brand and campaign development and technology training for multi-platform campaigns. Three studio courses are central to this curriculum where students will work on active client projects with their peers. These projects are designed to grow in complexity and mirror the progression of job skills in an advertising agency. You will also learn how our Christian worldview principles apply to the discipline and challenge of changing another’s thinking and behavior. Learning experiences focus on the practice of values-based considerations for the means and ends of persuasive aim in real-world scenarios.

Learning Pace


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Grand Canyon University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Grand Canyon University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may be eligible for acceptance based on ACT/SAT scores or college GPA