Why major in Graphic Design?

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.

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.

An increase in demand for graphic designers


With learned skills in animation, illustration, photographs, prints, and text incorporation, undergraduates in the Graphic Design program will find many job opportunities. Annual salary for a graphic designer ranges from $33,000 to $65,000.


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