BS in Digital Design – Visual Communication Use Your Creativtiy to Communicate


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100% online,* 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

With a Bachelor of Science in Digital Design – Visual Communication Design, you can integrate business ideas with graphic design techniques and strategies in order to effectively reach target audiences. Whether you want to work for a marketing firm or are interested in digital media production, a visual communication degree could be for you!

At Liberty, our goal is to develop leaders within the field of digital design who are able to articulate ideas, data, and stories without using a lot of words. This degree can help you learn how to improve user experience on websites, bolster a company’s conversion rate, and produce artistic content for use in a variety of settings. 

Whether you are brand new to the field or looking to advance in your current career, we want to partner with you as you pursue a major in visual communication and design.

*Some exclusions apply. Please refer to our exclusions page for more information.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty University, we understand that life gets busy, which is why our visual communication degree is offered 100% online with no set login times. That way, you can remain invested in your family, career, and community – all while pursuing your degree. With this flexibility, you can earn your degree from the comfort of home.

As you’re looking for a visual communication design program, we know that educational quality is key. At Liberty, our professors have advanced degrees and years of experience in the field that they are eager to share with you. Additionally, Liberty University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

In this program, you will take foundational courses in English, math, science, and Christian thought to provide you with a well-rounded education. As you begin to take courses in your visual communications major, you’ll explore topics like media design, graphic design, digital photography, and the fundamentals of editing.

You’ll also study digital media and its applications as well as industry best practices. The culmination of your degree will be a practicum and internship, where you will be able to apply everything that you have learned in a real-world setting. Additionally, you’ll have free elective credits so you can mix and match various courses and further develop your visual communication skills.

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Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.