Digital Photography and Image Editing
Introduction to techniques and theories of digital photography. Learning to communicate and tell a story with a photo. Covers composition, image capture and digital manipulation.
Web Design Fundamentals
User Experience (UX) Design, User Interface (UI) Design, User Testing
Analysis of online interactivity with hands-on experience planning, designing and publishing online websites that incorporate text, images, animation, navigation and interactive elements.
Graphic Design Portfolio
Communication, Presentation Skills, Portfolio Design
Develop and refine creative work into a professional Graphic Design portfolio, including how to present yourself and your work through the internet, resumes, cover letters and job interviews.
Graphic Design Associate's Degree
Rasmussen University's online Graphic Design program can set you up with the necessary skills that employers are searching for. Our online courses offer great flexibility, and the curriculum was designed by industry experts with over 200 years of experience and major brand backgrounds: The Minnesota Timberwolves™, the American Museum of Natural History of New York™ and Hormel™.3,4 Learn a litany of disciplines, including Adobe® Creative Cloud, web design, digital image editing and more.5 Craft your career skills with top online Graphic Design college courses, and get the experience it takes to excel.
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Graphic Design Skills
Innovating Since Day One
Rasmussen University was a pioneer 18 years ago when we introduced online learning to our traditional curriculum. We were ahead of the curve then—and we continue to innovate.
Prepare for Industry Certifications
Our online Graphic Design Associate’s degree can help prepare you to sit for the Adobe® Certified Associate in Visual Communication in Photoshop® and the Adobe® Certified Associate in Digital Video Using Premiere Pro.7
Job-Ready Design Curriculum
Rasmussen University's online Graphic Design courses are tailored for you, no matter your experience level, and they're structured to help get your career in gear as fast as possible.
"There are hidden skills inside you. If you’ve always wanted to paint or draw and do another job, it’s time to develop your skills."
Student, School of Design
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Take the Faster Way to Work with a Graphic Design Degree
We’re Transfer Friendly
Make the most of college credits you’ve already earned, whether at Rasmussen University or elsewhere, thanks to our seamless transfer policies.8 You can choose from numerous entry-point options.Request More Information
Set Yourself Up for an Online Graphic Design Bachelor’s Degree
Just because you're earning your online Graphic Design Associate's degree doesn't mean you can't be working toward a Bachelor's degree. All the credits you earn ladder up to the next level.
Tuition & Savings
Do the Math:
With eight start dates a year and a total of 25 courses—each 5.5 weeks in length—full-time students can finish in as few as 18 months for as low as $28,785.9
$260 cost per full-time credit
x 91 total credits
$23,660 total tuition
+ $5,125 total fees
$28,785 full-time estimated total program cost
Other Ways to Save
Higher education should be a manageable investment. Talk to an admissions advisor and learn how our online Graphic Design programs are designed to be more affordable with Knowledge Credit™ through transfer credits, self-directed assessments, and military training or professional certification. Plus, save more with loans and external scholarship opportunities. Find more about Transfer Credit and Other Knowledge Credit™.
Get Credit for What You Know
In 2019, students transferred an average of 26 credits, saving them $7,810 to $9,110.10
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Get an estimate of your transfer credits without an official transcript in one business day (on average).
Fit the Rest into Your Life
You really don’t need to go very far to learn. Do it at your pace, where you work best.
Entrance requirements at Rasmussen University vary depending on the program. We do not require enrolling students to submit standardized test scores; however, every entrant must have at least a high school diploma or the equivalent.