Make Your Mark Behind the Screen

Earn Your Graphic Design Diploma or Degree—Web and Interactive Design Specialization

We offer a Graphic Design Diploma as well as Associate's and Bachelor's degrees with a Web and Interactive Design specialization to help you launch or advance your career in this fast-growing, ever-evolving field. Build upon your skills and creativity with course work that includes challenging, relevant and real-world design scenarios.

You will learn how to efficiently and effectively utilize today's most cutting-edge design software, including the latest versions of Adobe® Photoshop®, Illustrator®, Dreamweaver® and Flash®, to design and build engaging, user-friendly websites, render motion graphics and create various interactive media projects in a collaborative environment.

In addition, Associate's degree students can choose our Flex Choice option, which allows you to combine faculty-led and self-paced courses to save time and money while pursuing a degree on a schedule that fits your lifestyle.

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Credentials Offered Graduate In As Few As*
Diploma 15 Months
Associate’s Degree 18 Months
Bachelor’s Degree 36 Months

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Gain In-Field Design Skills Employers Seek

Through career-focused curriculum and practical, hands-on opportunities in your courses, you can prepare for a successful design career across a wide range of industries. Our program is designed to help you gain relevant design skills employers seek, including:

  • Web Languages for Dynamic Website Development

    By earning a Graphic Design Diploma or degree with a Web and Interactive Design specialization, you can gain the technical skills and knowledge you need to compete in this growing field.

  • Design and Development Experience

    Your Web and Interactive design course work is not purely academic; you’ll gain hands-on experience in a wide range of web design tactics, and develop full sites to showcase your technical and creative aptitude.

  • Showcase Your Work

    Create a comprehensive, interactive portfolio that highlights your talents and can be shared with potential employers upon graduation, or help update your existing work.

  • Design Resources

    As a Rasmussen College student, you also receive the same top-of-the-line software used by design professionals, including the Adobe® Creative Suite Master Collection, as well as a digital drawing tablet.

Hands-On Experience to Prepare for Your Career

Web and Interactive Design Courses

Instructors with extensive experience in the field of web design teach your Web and Interactive Design courses. Utilizing years of industry knowledge, they will teach you industry shortcuts, guide you through complex assignments and help you learn new, cutting-edge techniques.

In this program, you’ll take the Adobe Certified Associate: Visual Communication certification exam in Adobe Photoshop to enhance your resume even further. You’ll also have an opportunity to obtain two other certifications at no additional cost.*

Our Grads Achieve Career Success

Graduates from our School of Design programs are working for leading employers, including:*

  • Hertz
  • HOM Furniture
  • Polaris
  • Apple
  • Deltak
  • Staples
  • PostNet
  • Diamond Media Group

Success Rate

90% of responding December 2012 to June 2013 graduates are working in their field of study or continuing their education.*

*Employer information reported by Rasmussen College graduates. This list does not constitute an endorsement of Rasmussen College by the organizations shown above. Listing does not guarantee or imply that future employment opportunities at these organizations will be available.

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Program Entry Requirements

Entrance requirements at the Rasmussen College School of Design vary depending on the program. We do not require applicants to submit standardized test scores; however, every applicant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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How Much Could You Earn as a Design Professional

In-Demand Career Options for Your Future

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.* Here is the average salary and projected job growth for design professionals:

Job Title(s) 10th Percentile 25th Percentile 50th Percentile Job Growth (By Year 2022)
Graphic Designers$26,690$34,040$44,8307%
Multimedia Artists and Animators$35,010$46,590$64,4706%
Art Director$44,500$58,950$83,0003%

BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
Potential earnings calculated by multiplying median full-time salaries by 30 years, bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm, census.gov/prod/2011pubs/acs-14.pdf

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, 2012-2013 Occupational Outlook Handbook, www.bls.gov/ooh/

Earning a design degree can be a valuable investment in your future. See how:

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How Much Will it Cost?

At Rasmussen College, we’re committed to helping make higher education more affordable for you. That’s why we offer straightforward tuition costs locked in place until you graduate, so you know your tuition will not increase through graduation if you are continuously enrolled.*

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Affordable Options to Help You Save Money

Through our comprehensive SUPPORT+ student services, our student financial services advisors help you receive affordable tuition as you earn your degree. Browse our options to see how you can save:

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