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Do you have an eye for design and a knack for solving problems? Learn the skills needed to become a graphic designer who can change our visual landscape and the culture of design. It all begins with a B.F.A. degree in Graphic and Interactive Design at Edinboro.
As a student, you'll thrive in the exciting, artistic environment of PennWest Edinboro.
Our Art Department has the widest array of studio offerings within the Pennsylvania
State System of Higher Education and is a program of distinction at Edinboro.
At Edinboro, we pride ourselves on our 100-year history of instruction in the visual arts and art education. In addition, our Art Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD), which sets national standards for excellence in the field.
Our Graphic and Interactive Design program offers extraordinary opportunities for professional growth. Here, you'll acquire a strong foundation in composition and visual organization.
As you become familiar with techniques and software applications, you'll become a problem-solver and find your own voice as a designer. You'll explore topics that range from graphic design history and theory to advanced typography and print and interactive design. Along the way, you'll become skilled at web design, motion graphics, corporate identity, publication design and packaging design.
You'll graduate ready to put your skills to work in a variety of industries.
There is no portfolio review prior to admission. Just bring your passion for the arts
and a desire to work hard in a multidisciplinary, highly supportive environment.
The Art Department at Edinboro is one of the largest and acclaimed in the nation.
Here you will acquire a strong foundation in composition and visual organization. In addition, you will learn and grow as you:
See what our students have created in the BeeHive
Design is a powerful tool. As an Edinboro graduate, you can use it well in a diverse and dynamic profession. Our alumni are finding success working as designers at regional, national and international companies, including:
- CNN/Turner Broadcasting
- Dick’s Sporting Goods
- Fox Sports
- The Chicago Cubs
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Take charge of your experience. Ask questions, meet our students and professors and see the campus yourself.