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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 100% online Master of Arts in Graphic Design is designed to help you succeed in the arts and visual communication industry. Our MFA in Graphic Design courses are constructed to train you to communicate in a way that is visually appealing through typography, digital illustration, digital imaging, and design techniques. With mastery of these skills, our MFA in Graphic Design will give you a competitive edge over other artists in the design industry.
Liberty University’s Master’s in Graphic Design degree will empower you to work smarter and reach your highest potential. With an MFA in Graphic Design, you will gain hands-on, rigorous training from professors with years of experience in order to enhance your artistic abilities. Your ambition and talent mixed with your professor’s knowledge and experience will equip you to meet challenging projects head on as you learn to connect with the world through sight instead of sound.
Liberty’s MFA in Graphic Design program is offered completely online, allowing you to remain active in your job, with your family, and in your community without the worry of having to take courses on a campus. All of our MFA classes are taught from a Christian worldview by knowledgeable professors who share your passion for the arts.
Liberty University's online graphic design courses are constructed to train students in 3D design, publication design, game design, vector illustration, 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.
One of the best reasons to choose Liberty’s MFA program is because of the valuable internship incorporated within this degree. Our online graphic design degree requires you to complete a 180-hour internship under the supervision of a professional working in the field of graphic design. Along with an internship, you can also gain invaluable experience in a 90-hour practicum where you will compile a body of creative work. Graphic Design internships and practicums 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.
ARTS 540 - Publication Design
ARTS 578 - Interactive Design
ARTS 603 - History of Graphic Design
Students in the online Graphic Design degree program will have access to Adobe products, like Creative Cloud.
You may also be interested in exploring our Master's Degrees in Business Administration, Communication, or Information Technology.
60 total credit hours
A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and available.
Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.
Thesis or Portfolio Project
Internship and/or Practicum
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Review the MFA in Graphic Design degree admission requirements.
This program falls under the School of Visual and Performing Arts.