Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design Online Degree Program

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design Liberty University Online

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Take Your Creativity to the Next Level with a Degree in Graphic Design

Visual Communication is becoming more and more interactive, and the need for Graphic Designers to achieve the goals and needs of corporate businesses as well as with small business and entrepreneurs continues to grow. Liberty University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design is a 100% online graphic design degree program that will  provide you with an overview of art history as well as exposure to hands-on learning focused in digital art.

Students enrolled in online graphic design degree courses will be equipped with the tools and skills to enter the professional workforce in a craft that requires passion and talent. Additional training includes creative problem solving using the latest technological advances, and courses in Vector illustration, Advanced Typology and 20th-21st Century Art.

Why choose Liberty's Online Graphic Design Degree?

Liberty University's online graphic design courses are constructed to train students  in 2D and 3D design, publication design, digital photography, and many more exciting areas of graphic design. Students will also gain foundational knowledge in interactive designing and professional practices. This graphic design online degree is meant to prepare students to serve as valuable assets to future companies.

Liberty’s online graphic design degree requires students to complete a 180-hour internship, under the supervision of a professional working in the field of graphic design. Graphic Design internships are the best way to bridge the gap between earning a college degree and finding a job in the field you studied. Internships help provide valuable on the job experience, giving you relevant training to help in your career decisions. 

Student are also required to complete a one credit hour practicum totaling 30 hours. The supervisor of this practicum must possess a degree in Graphic Design or have 3-5 years of documented experience in that area. The student will create a portfolio of work during the 30-hour practicum that will be presented as a final project at the end of the degree program. The experience gained through this practicum is crucial to getting real-world experience and understanding of Graphic Design opportunities within the career field.

Benefits of Choosing Our Online Graphic Design Courses

  • By earning your online Graphic Design degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for online graphic design courses has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • Students will experience a challenging and rewarding curriculum through online graphic design courses.
  • Students in the online Graphic Design degree program will have access to Adobe products, like Creative Cloud.
  • Increased job opportunities because of increased knowledge and experience in the area of Graphic Design.
  • The portfolio project in this degree will become the most valuable promotional tool you have to secure a job within the Graphic Design industry.
  • Students who graduate with real world, on the job training, are better able to market themselves, land interviews, and potential job offers.
  • Developing a professional network is also a positive outcome of earning a graphic design degree. By connecting with peers, alumni, and your instructors, you have a broad network of design professionals who can support and guide you.

Graphic Design Degree Featured Courses

You may also be interested in exploring our associate degree in Business Administration or our bachelor degree in Information Systems or Information Technology.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 120 total hours
  • 30 hours must be taken through Liberty.
  • Up to 90 hours may be transferred in.

Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options with a Graphic Design Degree

  • Art Director
  • Copy Editing
  • Corporate Team Building
  • Editing Publications
    • Web developers
    • Multimedia artists/animators