Earn Your Associate’s Degree in Graphic Arts from Independence University



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Convert your creativity into a fun and rewarding career.

Graphic design is more than just a hobby—it’s a passion. With the right degree in graphic arts, you could transform that passion into an in-demand career. Businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies need talented people like you to help them reach their audience through eye-catching designs. Launch a creative new career by earning your degree!

Program Objectives:

The Graphic Arts program is designed to help you gain entry-to-mid-level employment as a professional graphic designer for print or web applications. As part of your education, you’ll learn the design skills you need to effectively plan and create visual solutions for employers’ communication challenges.

With your degree, you could be prepared to work in a variety of graphic design settings, such as advertising agencies and corporate communications departments, or as a freelance graphic designer.


An Associate’s degree in Graphic Arts could potentially lead to a number of in-demand careers1, such as:
  • Graphic designer
  • Web designer
  • Production artist
  • Multimedia artist
  • Freelance graphic designer


The Graphic Arts program provides practical knowledge and skills in modern graphic design,2 such as:
  • Adobe® design software:
  • InDesign®
  • Photoshop®
  • Illustrator®
  • Flash®
  • Information design
  • Page layout design
  • Web design
  • Logo & identity design
  • Package design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Internet commerce

(click here to learn more about an AAS degree in graphic arts)