Degrees in Media Design

Overview

A Media Design Degree teaches a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to media creation that fosters individual exploration and innovative thinking. Within the context of the department, design is a process and way of thinking, and media arts foreground experimental media creation. The skills and concepts gleaned from a Media Design program are applicable to careers pertaining to art, information design, education, commercial applications and entertainment. The work of graduates with a Media Design degree can be found in books, galleries, game consoles, installations, films, magazines, performances, public spaces, televisions, and websites.

Degree Description

Media Design degree will often consist of a two- or three-year fine arts curriculum. The curriculum can be very diverse and include such fields as design research, computing and civic media, media design, interaction design, graphic design, anthropology and social justice, and architecture. A wide range of degrees are available in this field ranging from undergraduate to graduate level studies. A portfolio of media design works combining or specializing in any of the above areas in preparation is a must for those seeking employment as an independent or team oriented creative visual media designer for interactive, streaming media, advertising, graphic design, television broadcast, game development, corporate or fine art media studios.

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Featured Online Web Design Schools

Web designersWeb design is a career field where persons with experience and expertise are in high demand. In order to get this expertise, you should consider enrolling in an accredited institution. Below is a list of top web design colleges where you can earn an online degree in graphics design or Website design.

American InterContinental University

American InterContinental University offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in visual communications with a specialization in Web design. This degree prepares students for many career possibilities, including Web designer, digital artist, Flash designer, and more.

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The Art Institute Online

Art Institute students learn the foundations of advanced design, the importance of usability and the programming languages necessary to execute a variety of static and interactive applications. With a strong portfolio students in this program may find entry-level positions with web and multimedia firms and corporations.

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Kaplan University

Kaplan University prides itself in having flexible schedules for those working professionals busy with their current jobs. At Kaplan's design school, students will learn all of the skills they need to pursue or further a career in Web site design.

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Sanford Brown University

The Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Development program provides creative and technical education with a focus on advanced studies in programming, database management, and web administration while incorporating the basic theories of graphics, text, and interactivity for the web.

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