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Graphic Design

Graphic designers use knowledge of fine art, marketing and computer software to visually communicate an idea or message. Westwood College’s graphic design program teaches you the skills needed to become a successful graphic designer. Through a variety of design degree projects, you'll create a professional portfolio that will help you stand out when interviewing with employers. You can also work on your education from the comfort of your home by choosing to earn a graphic design online degree from Westwood College.

Program features include:

  • A final student portfolio to demonstrate your skills to potential employers
  • Instruction in effective page layout, web design, image editing, print production and digital design skills
  • Advanced degree in graphic design courses that help prepare you for industry-relevant Adobe certificates* such as InDesign®, Illustrator®, Dreamweaver® and Photoshop®
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An accredited graphic design degree program opens up a world of possibilities. Course topics include:
  • Drawing and Perspective
  • Fundamentals of Web Design
  • Image Editing
  • Audio-Video Digital Photography
  • Fundamentals of Digital Illustration
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
  • Create professional quality visual design compositions
  • Validate that design projects meet ethical, copyrighted and fair use guidelines
  • Develop effective sequential art and interactive media
  • Use various drawing techniques to illustrate the design process
Locations offering this degree:*

Anaheim Campus - Anaheim, CA
Inland Empire Campus - Upland, CA
Los Angeles Campus - Los Angeles, CA
South Bay Campus - Torrance, CA

Atlanta Campus - Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Northlake Campus - Atlanta, GA

Aurora Campus - Aurora, CO
Denver North Campus - Denver, CO

Annandale Campus - Annandale, VA
Arlington Ballston Campus - Arlington, VA

Chicago Loop Campus - Chicago, IL
DuPage Campus - Woodridge, IL
O'Hare Airport Campus - Chicago, IL
River Oaks Campus - Calumet City, IL

Online Campus

Where could your Graphic design degree take you?

Our graphic design degree program provides the educational background and hands-on experience necessary to successfully begin a career in the design industry. Our faculty of professionals with experience in their fields will provide you with the knowledge, training and insight that you’ll use in your career. Take a look at a few of the career fields that may be available to graduates of this program:*

  • Graphic design
  • Image editing
  • Multi-media art and animation
Thank you for your interest. Westwood College is no longer accepting new enrollments.

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