MSU helmetGraphic Design

The graphic design major addresses the art of visual communication. Course projects range in medium, content and collaborative opportunity, while enabling students to practice both traditional and digital ways of creation. Students become knowledgeable in design thinking as a means to identify problems and create possible solutions.

Graphic design students select a variety of concentration courses structured to address several career options within the discipline. Verbal and visual communication skills are developed throughout the curriculum to further support professional opportunities.

What can I do with Graphic Design?

Graduates in graphic design pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of art, design, layout and computer software.

Alumni work at:

  • Leo Burnett
  • Campbell Ewald
  • Quicken Loans
  • General Motors
  • Shift Digital
  • Domino's
  • TechSmith Corporation

Alumni work as:

  • Graphic designers
  • Art directors
  • User experience designers
  • Media managers
  • Web designers
  • Creative producers
  • Communications coordinators


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