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.
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.
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.
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
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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Tuition & Savings
Do the Math:
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 $26,545.4
$240 cost per full-time credit
x 90 total credits
$21,600 total tuition
+ $4,945 total fees
$26,545 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
Get an estimate of your transfer credits without an official transcript in one business day (on average).
Fit the Rest into Your Life
Learn by doing real-world projects, manage your pace and stay connected with faculty and peers.
You really don’t need to go very far to learn. Do it at your pace, where you work best.