What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science degree in graphic design, is intended for those students who are interested in pursuing a career or educational advancement in the area of graphic design. The BS degree in graphic design at TROY is widely considered to be one of the most innovative programs of study within the discipline due to the hybrid nature and ‘real-world’ approach to instruction. Graphic designers are trained to be responsible for visual communications in a world that cannot seem to get enough of it. Some of the areas where designers work are web design, package design, signage, video, motion graphics and print publishing. This field is an extremely huge one and fortunately a very hot one. The successes of TROY graduates would attest to that fact. This program is intended to prepare the next breed of designers to compete in a world marketplace with confidence in aesthetics and in practice.

TROY’s graphic design program runs the gamut from print to multimedia design. As a graphic design graduate, you will step onto the business grid understanding the industry that awaits your talents.

In the classroom and studio, you will develop skills and abilities in areas such as:

  • Project/time management
  • Print design and layout
  • Communications
  • Networking
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Web design
  • Typography

Some of the most brilliant, creative minds in the field of design can be found at the head of TROY’s graphic design classrooms. These seasoned professionals are 100 percent invested in their students and are eager to teach you techniques to lead you toward developing your personal design style. Small class sizes make it easy to get to know your professors and peers academically, professionally and personally. In these small, concentrated classes, you’ll also have access to current and relevant technology currently being used in the world of design.

Which department am I in?

College of Communications and Fine Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$18,624.00 per year
USD $776/credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 November 2021, 1 June 2022

Start date

12 January 2022, 17 August 2022

Venue

Troy University

TROY,

Alabama,

36082, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have official copy of transcripts or results for education years 10-12 and diploma. Minimum high school GPA of 2.00 is required.

For international students

Applicants must have official copy of transcripts or results for education years 10-12 and diploma.

English proficiency minimums: IELTS Academic: 5.5 overall bands; TOEFL Internet based: 61 total; TOEFL Computer based: 173 total; TOEFL Paper based: 500 total; Pearson Test of English: 46; Cambridge English Language Assessment: 162; Duolingo: 85.

Fall Deadline - June 1; Spring deadline: November 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Troy University

A global community with highly qualified and experienced teaching staff across several degree programs.

  • Over 1,000 students representing more than 70 countries
  • An ESL accredited summer school
  • Scholarships available for international students
  • Vibrant campus life with numerous events and activities