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Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communication

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communication. This degree is a portfolio-intensive program that can help you master the skills and technology to compete in today's rapidly changing visual arts and communication environment. Students will receive training in graphic art and design, computer graphics, communication, business-oriented writing, and publication. Students will become well-versed in the language of design and adept at the Adobe Suite of software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, and Flash.

Career opportunities with this degree include the following:

  • freelance graphic design
  • communication design
  • graphic design
  • art direction


High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education