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Graphic Design

Bachelor's Degree

Online Program

Next Start Dates
August 07, 2024
September 30, 2024
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August 05, 2024
September 26, 2024

Graphic Design Bachelor's Degree

Earning an online Graphic Design degree will help you gain knowledge and confidence that nurture your inspiration and creativity while expanding your technical proficiency.

The Graphic Design Bachelor’s degree is instructed by industry experts and reflects the most up-to-date skills, technologies and competencies of the design field. The online Graphic Design Bachelor’s degree curriculum includes project work and focuses on emerging design trends, like “thumb-friendly” mobile navigation, 3D imagery, mobile video production and other trends that impact design. Whether you want to sharpen your skills in Adobe® Creative Cloud or increase your mastery of UX and user interface design, your future looks amazing from here.1

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Graphic Design Courses Designed to Match Your Passion

  • Design Thinking

    Key Skills Taught in This Course: Typography, Adobe® Software, Communication

    Analysis of the Design Thinking process and its power to convey messages and help solve problems, including the role of design in global and social issues.

  • Interactive Publishing

    Key Skills Taught in This Course: User Experience (UX) Design, Responsive Design, HTML

    Focus on the creation of interactive media from static content. Exploration of the compatibility and limitations of various devices and engaging user experiences.

  • Collateral Design

    Key Skills Taught in This Course: Color Theory, Composition, Information Architecture

    Analysis of the various design elements of visual identity system for an organization, including hands-on design and presentation of collateral pieces and production costs.

Innovating Since Day One

Rasmussen University was a pioneer 18 years ago when we introduced online learning to our traditional curriculum. Today, your online Bachelor's degree courses are built with Empowered Learning®, which allow you to learn by doing real-world projects, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers. We were ahead of the curve then—and we continue to innovate.

Prepare for Industry Certifications

Our online Graphic Design Bachelor’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.1

Design in the Real World

Our online Graphic Design degree courses are infused with skills requested in the marketplace and our curriculum was designed by industry experts with over 200 years of design experience with backgrounds in major brands: The Minnesota Timberwolves™, the American Museum of Natural History of New York™ and Hormel™.2 3

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Affordable Education

Tuition & Savings

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With eight start dates a year and a total of 23 courses, full-time students can finish in as few as 18 months for an estimated $27,675.4

$250 cost per full-time credit
x 90 total credits
$22,500 total tuition
+ $5,175 total fees
$27,675 full-time estimated total program cost

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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®.

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Self-Directed Assessments

Show that you have already achieved the skills for a course and don't need to take it. Your potential savings are over $6,000!5

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Empowered Learning®

Learn by doing real-world projects, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.

Fully Online

You really don’t need to go very far to learn. Do it at your pace, where you work best.

Entrance Requirements

To be considered for admission, students must hold a conferred Associate’s degree from an accredited institution as recognized by the Department of Education, or students must have successfully completed 60 quarter or 40 semester credits with a grade of C or higher.

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