Bachelors Of Fine Arts Online Degree Program
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the degree can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Sep 16, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Take Your Creativity to the Next Level with an Online Graphic Design Degree (BFA)

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’s degree in graphic design is a 100% online program that can provide you with an overview of art history as well as exposure to hands-on learning focused on digital art. Students enrolled in online graphic design 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 Graphic Design Online 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. 

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What Will You Learn in Our Graphic Design Online Degree?

Our online graphic design degree will take you on a fascinating exploration of color, design, and images. Understanding these core elements is critical to communicating effectively with the world. Liberty’s hands-on approach to learning can greatly benefit you as dig deep into advanced design training and cutting-edge software programs. Through an in-depth study of the history of art, you will learn to analyze works of art to build a solid foundation for the modern skills needed in the graphic design field. When you build a strong understanding of art history, you can better grasp the critical elements of design such as typography, design principles, page layout, and image manipulation.

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Military Benefits
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Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design Online Program Format and Information

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Graphic Design Online Degree Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.
  • Potential college credit for military training.

Potential Career Options with a Graphic Design Online Degree

  • Art Director
  • Copy Editor
  • Publication Editor
  • Web Developer
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator

Highlights of Liberty’s Graphic Design Online Degree

  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 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!

  • By earning your graphic design degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% 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.
  • Students will experience a challenging and rewarding curriculum through graphic design online courses and have access to Adobe Creative Cloud products like Photoshop and InDesign.
  • The portfolio project in this degree will become an invaluable promotional tool to help you secure a job in the graphic design industry.
  • Students who graduate with on the job training are better able to market themselves, land interviews, and receive job offers.
  • Developing a professional network is also a positive outcome of earning a graphic design online degree. By connecting with peers, alumni, and your instructors, you have a broad network of design professionals who can support and guide you.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on good standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for acceptance on caution.

Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English Proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.