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Graphic Design Undergraduate Major

Begin creating a successful future with a graphic design degree from Mount Mary University. Through Mount Mary’s graphic design program you can:

  • Gain fundamental art skills
  • Develop professional skills with industry-standard Adobe Creative Suite software
  • Work with real-life clients on class projects and during internships
  • Learn to communicate effectively with clients

Who knows? Maybe you’ll design the next logo as recognizable as the Nike swoosh or create an award-winning brochure or magazine.

Explore a Creative Career

Graphic designers combine art and technology to communicate with various audiences through print and digital media. From working with social media or designing brand images and logos, to producing 3-D animations or designing print publications, the possibilities are limitless. Discover more about graphic design careers and internships.

Prepare for Professional Success

Mount Mary University offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design degree. In your courses, you’ll get to learn from industry professionals, work on projects for real clients and develop a professional portfolio that will help you land a graphic design job after you graduate.

Graphic Design Activities Outside of Class

As a graphic design student, you can get involved in many student clubs and organizations on campus, as well as professional organizations in the community.

Scholarships for Graphic Design Majors

In addition to academic scholarships, graphic design majors at Mount Mary may qualify for the Frederick R. Layton Art Scholarship. Incoming freshmen and current students majoring in art education, art therapy, fashion, fine arts, graphic design and interior design can apply each year for scholarships of up to $3,000. Find out how to apply for the Frederick R. Layton Art Scholarship.

Learn more about other scholarships available at Mount Mary.

What's New:

Visual Abundance: Art Education Invitational (Students in grades 6-12) Experience the work of artist Michael Velliquette ( and respond to his work in a chosen medium. See the attached prospectus, and share the information with your art teacher or work on your own. An exhibit of these inspired student works will be held at Mount Mary University in fall of 2016.

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