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What is graphic design, really? Although it includes digital illustration, it also comprises much more than that. It is the art of communicating, stylizing and problem-solving through type and image. Through a combination of typography, visual arts and page layout, graphic designers are able to enhance user experience, brand products and unify many web pages, publications or advertising campaigns, among other things. Mississippi College is a respected graphic design school in Mississippi, with multiple program options available to help you meet your career goals – whether they include graphic designer, art director, creative director, animator or production artist.
The Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design shows potential employers that you are capable of a high level of informed creative work, and gives you the knowledge and training you need to enter either the professional market or the educational world as a professor.
Complete this program with 12 hours of university core curriculum, 30 hours of graphic design courses (such as typography, interactive design and digital portfolio) and 18 hours of approved design-related electives (like illustration or graduate photography).
Become an integral part of an institution that, since 1826, has a history of commitment to Christian education and of challenging and respected academic standards. Complete your education in the evenings to help balance out your busy schedule of work and family responsibilities.
There are many graphic design schools in Mississippi, but ours is the only Master’s degree in Mississippi with a concentration in graphic design, and one of the few in the region! If you are looking for colleges in Mississippi or are interested in graphic design programs in Mississippi, contact Mississippi College today about our Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design program.
At Mississippi College, students on a path to graphic design careers can get the most out of their learning experience through our comprehensive career advising services. We can help you explore graphic design career options and answer any of your questions about your job outlook to help you successfully make the transition from classroom to career.
Graphic designers can serve creatively and conceptually throughout a design project process, conferring with clients from the seed of an idea to its fullest fruition. Designers work with clients and others on a creative project team in helping target the right audience and establish the right message for digital and print applications.
Our hands-on learning experience prepares you to take your place in one of a variety of graphic design degree careers. You can pursue a wide range of graphic design degree jobs, including the following:
The current outlook for graphic design jobs shows an average graphic design degree salary of $44,150.
For more about graphic design career information, visit our Career Services department.
Mississippi College's physical address is 200 S. Capitol Street, Clinton, MS 39056.