Graphic Design Program at George Mason University (Mason)

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Graphic Design Program

The graphic design program at George Mason University prepares students for careers as a package designer, creative director, strategic branding director, visual designer, and more. The program focuses on applying artistic and computer techniques to interpret technical and commercial concepts. Program courses include: computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concept sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, communication skills, and commercial art business operations. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer graphic design program.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Graphic Design program at George Mason University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Art Directors

Description

Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, art directors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 560
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $101080

Multimedia Artists and Animators

Description

Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, multimedia artists and animators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 310
    • Average Hourly Rate: $34.08
    • Average Annual Salary: $70880

Artists and Related Workers, All Other

Description

All artists and related workers not listed separately.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Graphic Design Programs in Virginia

Graphic Design programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Marymount University

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Fashion Design (B)
  • Interior Design (B)
  • Graphic Design (B)

The Art Institute of Washington

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Commercial and Advertising Art (A,B)
  • Commercial Photography (A,B)
  • Interior Design (A,B)
  • Graphic Design (A,B)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 52 students completed this program

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (B)
  • Fashion Design (B)
  • Interior Design (B)
  • Graphic Design (B)

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 89 students completed this program

Programs

  • Graphic Design (B)

The Art Institute of Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Commercial Photography (A,B)
  • Interior Design (A,B)
  • Graphic Design (A,B)

Emory and Henry College

Emory, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Graphic Design (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093