May 24, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graphic Design and Digital Media, M.A.

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Rebecca Mushtare, Program Coordinator

606A Culkin Hall



Admission Information

Program Information

Art Department


The graphic design and digital media program consists of courses in studio classes, design thesis, history, theory and practice. The curriculum is structured into two tracks, offering students with an undergraduate degree in a related area of study the opportunity to develop a specialization, and offering students from outside of the discipline the opportunity for general study within design to complement an undergraduate degree.

Graphic Design and Digital Media (30 cr)

Select one track/emphasis:

Generalist Emphasis (30 cr)

Specialist Emphasis (30 cr)


Program-specific requirements (capstone, thesis, teaching hours, etc.)

  • All first year graduate students must undergo a first semester review at the end of their first term. 
  • Students in the specialist track are required to complete an exhibition and oral defense of their thesis work. 
  • Students in the generalist track may choose between an exhibition or a public presentation of their thesis and oral defense.

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