Graphic Design Master's Degree
Jump start your entry into the world's high-paying, innovative technology industries with a Graphic Design Master's Degree from RIT. At RIT, over 80 Master's Programs are geared towards some of the most sought after, math and science-related disciplines. So don't wait: contact us today to learn more about the programs at RIT.
Modern designers need to understand every aspect of design ? from traditional print media to human-computer interaction design and motion graphics ? because they're responsible for shaping countless everyday experiences. Our Graphic Design Master's Degree helps student designers advance their skill sets through innovative research that focuses on user-centered graphic design. This program fosters creativity and innovation in all visual communication design disciplines, which means students have the opportunity to strengthen their graphic, interactive, and digital design abilities before specializing in either communication design, interaction design, or motion and 3D digital design. Candidates must be able to present a portfolio of work that:
- Consists of 10-15 recent pieces that indicate a cohesive body or bodies of work
- Clearly demonstrates design skills, visual sophistication, and a strong aesthetic awareness
- Speaks to the applicant's preparedness for advanced graduate study
- Illustrates computer skills using products like Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
At RIT, the world is your oyster
A world of opportunity opens up when you decide to study at RIT. Not only are our faculty members internationally respected for important contributions in their respective fields, but our partnership with national and international corporate and government entities will also give you unparalleled opportunities for research and career placement.
The value of a Master's Degree in Graphic Design from RIT can boost your earning potential. 400 employers from the United States and two foreign countries attended our most recent career fair to discover the talents of our recent graduates. Above all, when you are armed with an education from RIT, you'll have the chance to network with with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni respect the power of an RIT qualification and often look to hire graduates of our programs.
At RIT you can learn your way! Distinctive academic offerings like ours help students develop personal and professional interests that not only provide an academic boost, but also serve as the ideal preparation for long-term career success. Intensive learning, field-experienced professors and motivated students in innovative fields like graphic design mean RIT is consistently ranked among the elite colleges. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.