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Master's Degree in Visual Communications And Design
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
May 13, 2019
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Communicate through Visual Art in Our Master’s in Visual Communication Design Online Degree Program!

Liberty University’s Master’s in Visual Communication Design online 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.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s in Visual Communication Design Online Degree Program?

The purpose of our Master’s in Visual Communication Design online degree program 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.

What Will You Learn in Liberty’s Online MA in Visual Communication and Design?

Art is everywhere, from graffiti, to film, in architecture, and museums. Liberty’s Master’s in Visual Communication Design online degree program 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 to various courses in your communications degree which will allow you to put your creativity into action through building upon previous knowledge.

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Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Master’s in Visual Communication Design Online Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your Master’s in Visual Communication Design degree from a nonprofit 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 our Master’s in Visual Communication Design online degree program 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 nonprofit university.
  • You can complete our Master’s in Visual Communication Design online degree program in less than two years.

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  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication – Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Strategic Communication offers a professional curriculum that emphasizes the principles and practices needed to succeed in the great variety of careers related to growing organizations in the digital communication age. You will be pushed to gain the skills necessary, through hands-on agency and project settings, to enhance your current career or begin a new one.

Master’s in Visual Communication Design Online Degree Information and Requirements

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Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 – $275 for graduate students (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an First Responder (less than $625 per course).

Potential Career Options in Visual Communication Design

After completion of your Master Visual Communication Design online degree, you can explore career options in many different areas of interest, including:

  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Business Communication
  • Visual Design Education

Admission Requirements for Master of Arts in Visual Communication Design

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. A master’s degree or at least 12 graduate credits from an accredited institution may be assessed. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts if available
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request 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.