Computers, Tech & Engineering - Graphic and Web Design
If you're artistically and technologically inclined, love consuming, creating, and analyzing different design styles, and want to spend your career designing websites and multimedia, a degree in Graphic and Web Design could be a great fit for you.
Types of Degrees
Graphic and Web Design students usually pursue an associate degree (2 years) or bachelor's degree (4 years) before pursuing entry-level positions in the industry.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in math, design, art, and computer technology coursework helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. More selective and prestigious design schools may require a portfolio as part of their application process. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Graphic and Web Design Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Graphic and Web Design include:
- Graphic Designer
- Web Developer
- Multimedia Developer
- Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a Graphic Designer was $52,110 in 2019 (1) while Web Developers earned a median salary of $73,760 in 2019. (2)
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.
Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.