Graphic Design Graduate Program
Jump start your entry into the world's high-paying, innovative technology industries with a Graphic Design Graduate Program from RIT. At RIT you'll find Graduate Programs in some of today's most sought after, recession-proof math and science-related disciplines. So don't wait: get in touch today to discover more about RIT's programs!
Everyday experiences are shaped by modern designers, who have to be masters of all areas of design, including everything from motion graphics to print media, human-computer interaction design and 3D digital graphics. RIT's Graphic Design Graduate Program emphasizes innovative research and user-centered graphic design in order to highlight the potential of visual communication across all media types. Students choose between communication design, interaction design, and motion and 3D digital design as their specialty, and can expect to develop strong skill sets in interactive, graphic, and digital design. Applicants are required to present a portfolio of recent work that:
- Informs the faculty of the applicant's suitability for advanced graduate study
- Exhibits the applicant's graphic design skills, aesthetic awareness, and visual sophistication
- Demonstrates computer skills relating to Adobe products like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
- Consists of 10-15 examples of a cohesive body or bodies of work
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A world of opportunity opens up when you decide to study at RIT. With our flexible Graphic Design Graduate Programs, you'll gain access to unparalleled opportunities for research and career placement — as well as worldwide corporate and government partnerships and the full support of experienced faculty members with industry knowledge in their respective fields.
Completing a Graduate Program in Graphic Design at RIT can also help to enhance your earning potential. We can proudly say that we've had a 95% career placement rate for graduate students in 2014! Not only that, but when you complete your education at RIT, you'll be networked with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni who know and respect the power of an RIT qualification.
RIT provides top teaching, world-class facilities and expert faculty for all our students. We aim to have all of our graduates confidently transition into the "real" world feeling that what they've learned at RIT will help them throughout life and give them the advantage they need in a competitive job market. We can provide you with options that will allow you to earn your graphic design qualification in the way that works best for you. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.