Graphic design and visual communication

As a graphic design student at SCAD, you'll become fluent in the visual language that defines today's powerhouse brands and top-flight organizations. Our holistic graphic design degree program doesn't just cover the fundamentals of design, it delves into product packaging, entrepreneurship, mobile technology, interface design and user experience. The result? An award-winning professional portfolio, real experience working for industry giants, and the opportunity to make a lasting mark on the ever-changing global visual landscape — all before you graduate.

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Graphic design degrees

SCAD's fully accredited graphic design degrees are offered in Atlanta, Hong Kong, Savannah and online via eLearning.

  - Atlanta    - Hong Kong    - Savannah    - Online

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Graphic deisgn, Pattapong Mekavarakul, Right Person Wrong Time

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Launch your career in graphic design

At SCAD, you’ll learn to flourish in an industry that is integral to every aspect of business, from branding to visual marketing, interactive media to multi-platform campaigns. Alumnus Colin Tunstall explains how his time at SCAD equipped him with the skills he needed to create a thriving retail business in the heart of New York City.

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Go beyond the classroom

Pursuing a graphic design degree at SCAD gives you access to phenomenal resources, extraordinary faculty and major industry players. Well-known designers from all over the world journey to SCAD to speak and interact with students, and our signature events provide avenues for inspiration and fun throughout the year.

Stefan Sagemiester lecture

Just a typically Monday listening Stefan Sagemiester #scadgrds #scadstyle #scad #fangirling

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Related majors and minors

Graphic design is an ever-evolving field, as multifaceted as it is in demand. In order to thrive in such an interdisciplinary industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.

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