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Online Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

Program Details

The Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia offers a Master of Arts degree in Graphic Design. The curriculum is 90 credit hours, completed through 18 courses compose the curriculum. The courses encompass topics of: typographic theory, methodologies, media theory, visual information, user experience, and a few others. Intensive coursework may be necessary for some students upon admission into SCAD, and those courses are as follows: Integrated Design Media, Typographic Communication, and Visual Communication History, Research and Discourse.

The Graphic Design program at SCAD has a “world-changing design” focus. Students learn about the new and emerging technologies in graphic design, while being exposed to a diverse faculty ranging from all over the world. By introducing different, diverse perspectives to the students, they have a global approach and understanding to graphic design. Students complete many projects that include a wide array of graphic design work, including: promotional campaigns, packaging, posters, publications, websites, brand design, and several others.

Careers in graphic design include, but are not limited to: Art director, Design director, Display designer, Typeface designer, User experience designer, Environmental designer, Information designer, Web designer, Mobile designer, and Sign systems designer, Graphic designer in: Advertising, Publishing, Film and television, Government, Healthcare services, and Corporations.

Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree or should anticipate completion of a bachelor's degree before enrollment in the graduate program. All applicants are evaluated individually according to previous educational experience and level of achievement. 

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges