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Make your creativity your career with a Graphic Arts degree online

With an online Associate’s degree in Graphic Arts, you could transform your creative passion into an in demand career. Learn the skills and software used by professionals in both print and web design.

As part of your education, you’ll learn the design skills you need to effectively plan and create visual solutions for employers’ communication challenges. You could be prepared to work in a variety of graphic design settings, such as advertising agencies and corporate communications departments, or as a freelance graphic designer.


An online Associate’s degree in Graphic Arts could potentially lead to a number of in demand careers, such as:

  • Graphic designer
  • Web designer
  • Production artist
  • Multimedia artist
  • Freelance graphic designer


IU's online Associate’s program in Graphic Arts provides practical knowledge and skills in modern graphic design,1 such as:

  • InDesign®
  • Photoshop®
  • Illustrator®
  • Information design
  • Page layout design
  • Web design
  • Logo and identity design
  • Package design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Internet commerce

Still Have Questions?

If you have questions about IU's Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Arts, you can get all the answers in the program overview.

Why Choose Independence University?

IU's online and on-campus degree programs can help you prepare for employment in some of today's most rewarding job fields. Our programs are career-focused, without elective courses that you don't want or need, so you can finish your degree fast.