Online Graphic Design Programs at Rasmussen University
Rasmussen University's online Graphic Design programs set you up with the necessary tools to excel in your career. The market is always looking for visual thinkers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the graphic design industry is projected to grow.1 Our online Graphic Design programs can give you the tools you need to launch a career you'll love. With the guidance of work-experienced faculty in our online Graphic Design program, you'll build a portfolio that stands out. Unleash your creativity and watch your future take shape.
Emerging TrendsExplore trends impacting the world of design, such as “thumb-friendly” mobile navigation, Design Thinking, and design for ever-changing platforms and technologies.
Adobe® Creative CloudMaster the latest version of Adobe®Creative Cloud and other industry-standard tools. Design impactful, user-friendly results.
Problem-SolvingConceptualize, design and implement persuasive solutions to complex visual challenges. Put on your inventive hat.
Translate Design Thinking Into ActionLearn the predominant theories of design and interactivity. Bring them to life in branding, user experience and creative critical thinking.
Real-World ProjectsExpand your talent in multi-disciplinary, project-based challenges using advanced techniques in industry-leading software.
Graphic Design Education You Can Build On
Total Associate's Degree Credits Needed to Complete
Total Bachelor's Degree Credits Needed to Complete
Our Graphic Design program lets you reach higher.
Rasmussen lets you work towards your Graphic Design Bachelor's degree while completing your Graphic Design Associate’s degree. With our "laddering" approach, you can bolster your resume with our Graphic Design Associate’s degree, then once you are ready, you can transfer those initial credits to complete your Bachelor's degree. It’s both time- and money-saving. And in 2019, Associate’s degree students transferred in an average of 26 credits.2
A Curriculum Designed by Experience
Our instructors are accomplished design professionals who have received industry awards and accolades for their work. You’ll be exposed to immersive, hands-on scenarios that matter in your Graphic Design college courses. Class smarts, meet life smarts.
Design Skills Meet Life Skills
Employers look for designers with a well-rounded education. Students at all levels will cultivate six employer-valued transferable skills, or soft skills: critical thinking, digital fluency, information literacy, communication, diversity and teamwork, and ethics and professional responsibility. All six are strategically embedded into your coursework; they are integral to the work world.
"I enjoy every part of my assignments and every challenge I face. It’s the feeling I get every time I sit down and start working."
Student, School of Design