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Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Arts in Visual Communication Design degree program provides you with the opportunity to enhance your oral and written communication skills through the use of visual media. Visual communication is primarily expressed in graphic design, illustrations, advertising, animation, signs, and typography. It also explores the addition of text to images and the power it has to educate and persuade an audience for maximum impact. You will be encouraged throughout this degree program to engage in coursework as a contributing designer by developing your critical and analytical skills, personal voice, and visual language. By obtaining essential design tools and skills, you will become an effective leader in the professional world. Additionally, our Master of Arts in Visual Communication online program allows for transfer directly into our Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.
The purpose of the Master in Visual Communication Design online degree is to produce visual artists, graphic designers and art educators rooted in a Christ-centered perspective that governs every decision, action, and work of art they undertake in the field of visual art. Courses in visual communication design will provide you with both practical and theoretical lessons which, when combined, produce a well-rounded perspective on various components in the field. You will complete special projects that emphasize layout designs applying to print and electronic media. In each course taken, you will have the opportunity to combine faith and academics in a meaningful and enlightening manner.
This program is designed for those interested in developing their skills in the area of visual communication design. Individuals who would like to enter the MFA program but do not have an existing portfolio for the application process will benefit from this Master Visual Communications Design degree.
Art is everywhere, from graffiti, to film, in architecture, and museums. Liberty’s Master in Visual Communication Design degree will teach you about the various forms of art and how it can be implemented into visual communication design. You will be able to decode and conduct an in-depth study of contemporary and historical art. Special projects will be assigned in various courses in your communications degree which will allow you to put your creativity into action through building upon previous knowledge. You will be pushed towards individual achievement through the use vector illustration design.
In addition to training in creating visual communication design art, you will study the process to coordinate image and typography in order to produce a visual storytelling piece. Visual communication is crafted through your projects to give your artwork another dimension. Opportunities to learn and create interactive designs for a user-centered environment will be available.
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After completion of your Master Visual Communication Design online degree, you can explore career options in many different areas of interest.