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Distance Learning & Online Graphics & Multimedia Degree Programs

Graduates of a degree in graphics and multimedia will be prepared to enter the creative and very interesting world of software development, game design, movie or video production or advertising and marketing. Graphics and media program graduates will have the knowledge and skills to develop unique and creative web applications, web sites and other media presentations to capture and idea, sell an item, or enhance a product or concept.

Classes within the graphics and media programs include graphic design, animation both two and three-dimensional, web applications, web design, electronic imaging, scriptwriting, layouts and background design, sound management and technology, video production, software programming, multiplayer games and online game development, graphic enhancement and multimedia production and design. Students in the program will learn these skills with the applications that are used in the graphics and multimedia professional world, as well as learn team skills, how to work with other professionals in development, and how to assume leadership roles within the development team. Effective communication and collaborative work will the stressed throughout the program. Copyright, legal and ethical issues in graphics and multimedia issues will also be addressed in advanced level classes.

Degrees within the graphics and media field range from an associates degree in graphic design and multimedia through to a master level program in graphic design. In addition there are graduate certificate programs in graphic design and multimedia that are an idea option for professionals in the field that just wish to upgrade or keep their skills and knowledge up to date and current in this rapidly developing area. Game designers and interactive web designers typically are graduates from a graphics and multimedia program. Special certifications are available from colleges and online programs to demonstrate the graduate's competence within the various technology area.

Certificate Programs

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Graduate Certificate in Multimedia from Ellis MBA Program

Designed for students in the graduate certificate, multimedia program at Ellis MBA, this program assists students in developing the skills and knowledge needed in multimedia technology. This includes internet and multimedia applications, multimedia… Additional Information »

Associates Programs

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Associate of Science in Graphic Design from

There are many career opportunities for those who want to work in advertising, marketing, web site development, or who want to design clothing and other items. A degree in graphic design will allow students to create logos, characters, pictures, and other… Additional Information »

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Associate of Science in CAD/Drafting Technology from Anthem College

Learning more about CAD/Drafting technology is the goal of students who complete this degree program. Most students will already have the background knowledge needed in order to further their learning experiences. Understanding how the latest technology… Additional Information »

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Associate of Science in Interactive and Graphic Arts from Herzing University

This career-oriented degree helps students design projects for the Internet, TV, print work, cinema, digital media and more. Students learn technical skills that will help them apply their creative abilities to real-world jobs and opportunities in a variety… Additional Information »

Bachelors Programs

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Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from The Art Institute Online

The skills learned in this degree program will help students understand more about the business and art behind a successful graphic design career. Those who want to work in advertising, marketing, or computer animation firms should have an idea of how… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Interactive Media Design from The Art Institute Online

A degree in interactive media design will prepare students for a career in animation, audio/visual design, and designing computer games. There are many ways that interactive media is used by companies and other organizations. Used for educational, entertainment,… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from Herzing University

This creative degree also provides career-oriented skills and preparation for real-world jobs in many different industries. Students will gain the tools and knowledge to compete in design areas in TV, digital, Web-based, print, cinema and multimedia organizations.… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media -- Game Development from Savannah College of Art and Design

This program helps develop the natural creative talents of students and gives them the training needed to design and build programs within media, film, software or other business environments. Courses include art classes in the foundation studies curriculum,… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media -- Interactive Design from Savannah College of Art and Design

The Interactive Design major exposes students to the expectations and requests of the technology and design industries. Classes like Interactive Web Design, Scripting for Interactivity and Visual Interface and Information Design provide students with… Additional Information »

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Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communications -- Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design

This career-focused program helps students become highly valuable, marketable professionals in industries like advertising, marketing and new media. Classes include 2-D Design, Vector and Raster Graphics, Production Design and Web Design, giving students… Additional Information »

Masters Programs

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Master of Arts in Broadcast Design and Motion Graphics from Savannah College of Art and Design

This program allows students the opportunities to develop their practical, career-focused skills in design and technology as well as their valuable communication and research skills. Students use tools like Maya, Photoshop, Flash, InDesign, After Effects… Additional Information »

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Master of Arts in Digital Photography from Savannah College of Art and Design

This broad-based program gives students the fundamental knowledge they need to utilize digital cameras software programs to produce all types of photographs, from realistic portraits to abstract stylizations. Classes featured include Studio Craft, Contemporary… Additional Information »

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Master of Arts in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design

This higher-level Graphic Design program prepares students for promising careers in fields like advertising, new media and public relations. Courses range from Digital Production to The Role of Graphic Design in Social Awareness to 3-D Graphics Studio,… Additional Information »

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