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Online Graphic Design Course Info

Independence University’s online graphic design courses allow you to earn your associate’s degree on your terms, and on your schedule—wherever you have an Internet connection. The graphic arts program is designed to help you gain entry-to-mid-level employment as a professional graphic designer, whether that means designing for print or the web. Our courses cover such topics and concepts as Adobe InDesign®, Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Illustrator®, web design, logo design, and package design, among many others.


Program Costs and Financial Aid

At IU, we deliver a high-value online graphic arts degree at an affordable cost, with no hidden fees. Textbooks, learning materials, academic advising, and tutoring are all included in the price of your tuition. We even provide a tablet and a laptop that you can use in school and keep after you graduate at no additional charge.1

To help make your associate’s degree more affordable, federal financial aid, such as student loans and grants, and scholarships2 are available to those who qualify. For more information about program costs and financial aid you may qualify for, call 800-917-6391 or fill out the form above.


University Accreditation

Independence University is proud to be a nonprofit, accredited university. Our university is accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), a nationally recognized accrediting agency. What does it mean to be accredited? It means that when you choose IU, you can rest assured your degree meets the high standards of honesty, trust, value, and integrity you’d expect from a quality university.


Professional Faculty

At Independence University, your graphic arts instructors are more than just teachers, they’re professionals with real-world experience in modern graphic design.

Not only are our instructors really good at what they do, they love what they do! Our faculty members consistently go the extra mile to help you graduate and launch your career as a professional graphic designer. And our low student-to-instructor ratio helps ensure that you get more personalized attention when you need extra help.


Student Support

Unlike many traditional colleges and universities, at Independence University you’re never left on your own to figure things out. From enrollment to graduation to employment in your new career, our ultra-personalized chain of support is with you through every step of your experience. This chain of support includes admissions consultants, financial planners, registrars, instructors, tutors, associate deans, and Career Services advisors, among others—all 100% dedicated to your success both in school and out!

“The instructors were very knowledgeable. They’ve all had real-world experience, and they can share their experiences with you to help you advance your career.”

Jamie Bingham, Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Fill out the form below to learn more about our degree program, as well as financial aid you may qualify for.
  1. Does not apply to master’s degree programs. Students receive a tablet during their first module (four-week term) and a laptop during their fourth module.
  2. Scholarship awards are limited and only available to those who qualify. See for details.

Independence University admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

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