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Overview for Graphic Design

A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, communication skills and commercial art business operations.

Careers for Graphic Design Majors

A major in Graphic Design is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Graphic Design

Top 50 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Graphic Design among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Nossi College of Art
Goodlettsville, TN
 International Academy of Design and Technology
Troy, MI
Open Admissions$12,825 
 American InterContinental University
Houston, TX
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College of Visual Arts
Saint Paul, MN
The Art Institute of Dallas
Dallas, TX
Highly Selective$28,615 
 The Art Institute of Seattle
Seattle, WA
Highly Selective$17,156 
Briarcliffe College
Bethpage, NY
Open Admissions$17,392 
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Watkins College of Art & Design
Nashville, TN
 The Art Institute of California-Orange County
Santa Ana, CA
Highly Selective$24,344 
 The Art Institute of Las Vegas
Henderson, NV
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.