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The MA in Graphic Design emphasizes professional and career development with advanced study of the field and encourages students to extend their design skills into content creation, authorship, entrepreneurialism, and social innovation.
MA Graphic Design Degree Requirements
Graduate students will meet the following student performance criteria:
Critical & Creative Thinking
Academy of Art University Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Academy of Art University will demonstrate the ability to:
With its focused thesis development process, the School of Graphic Design’s MFA program emphasizes advanced study of the field and encourages students to extend their design skills into content creation, authorship, entrepreneurialism, and social innovation.
MFA Graphic Design Unit Requirements
MFA Graphic Design Degree Requirements
MFA Thesis Project
Please see Degree Breakdown for requirements for the program. Explore our course catalog and take classes based on your interests, either online or in our world-class facilities in San Francisco.
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The MFA degree provides advanced study for students pursuing a career in Graphic Design. Studio courses focus on the techniques necessary to develop and master technical skills. Graduate Liberal Arts courses promote the expression of ideas and effective communication utilizing visual, oral and written presentation skills. The program culminates with an independent final project. Students will graduate from the program equipped with a portfolio of work and prepared for professional opportunities in the field of Graphic Design.
Graduate Director of Graphic Design