Graphic Design Online
Online Bachelor of Fine Arts
Make Form and Function Your Future
Graphic design combines art and business to become the visual fabric embedded into our daily lives. Blending imagery and language, it’s the art of balancing intuitive functionality and inspired visuals. It not only communicates, but it solves problems and serves as a powerful tool beyond its expansive multidisciplinary field.
As a student in the Online Graphic Design Program, you’ll become well-versed in the industry tools and technology while you learn principles of visual composition. Experienced and practicing industry professionals are your online faculty who will teach you elements of research and design methodologies as well as graphic theories.
You’ll graduate with comprehensive knowledge and skills in the field of graphic design, prepared to launch a successful career in graphic design.
Students demonstrate an understanding of the proper use of typography and its various applications.
Students demonstrate the ability to prototype, test, and evaluate outcomes.
Students demonstrate the ability to understand the principles of visual organization/composition, hierarchy and symbolic representation.
Students demonstrate the ability to determine, react, and respond to market expectations that drive communication solutions recognizing physical, cognitive, emotional, cultural, and social human factors.
Written + Verbal PResentations
Students demonstrate proficiency in research, analysis, and generation of alternative solutions.
Students demonstrate an understanding of tools and technology used in the creation and distribution of visual messages.
The Liberal Arts curriculum is an exciting part of every student’s academic and creative journey at RMCAD. These courses provide the opportunity for students to engage with complex questions and ideas to develop critical thinking skills, a global consciousness, and awareness of art historical foundations that are essential for their intellectual, creative, and personal growth.
The curious engagement with communities, perspectives, and narratives that do not match our own offers the opportunity to see one’s personal and creative role in our local, national, and global communities.
The willingness to ask questions and resist easy answers & simplistic dualities offers the opportunity to more clearly understand the complexity and multifaceted reality of history, creativity, and human communities.
The ability to read closely, critique freely, and seek additional verifiable information offers the opportunity to more holistically discern the veracity of the information that inundates our lives.
Online Degree Requirements
The best education is multi-faceted and comes from a wide array of sources. That is why technical courses on graphic design techniques and design methodologies are only part of the curriculum in RMCAD’s Online Graphic Design Program. Students also explore history, literature, humanities, and social and physical sciences during their online education. This comprehensive approach gives students an in-depth understanding of the research, design methodologies, and visual graphic theories that support impactful design.
Tech + Tools
RMCAD’s Online Graphic Design Program is great for self-motivated students who prefer an independent learning environment. Our proprietary virtual learning management system makes engaging with online classes a breeze! You’ll learn all the latest software and technologies out there that are allowing graphic designers to soar to new heights in the world of graphic design.
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe XD
You’ll also receive consistent support and communication from RMCAD’s online faculty throughout your graphic design education.
Graphic Design Careers
Where do you see yourself after you graduate? At RMCAD, we help prepare our alumni to take on the world. With a Graphic Design Degree in hand and a highly specialized background, graduates are equipped to launch their career in a variety of design fields, including:
Potential Career Paths
Student Work + Success
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Graphic Design Faculty
Our Online Graphic Design Faculty will go the extra mile to make sure you receive all the academic support you need to succeed and will be with you every step of the way! As practicing graphic designers, they’ve been where you are and know how to help you achieve your goals as an artist.
Graphic Design Events
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