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Choosing a Graphic Design School

Choosing a Graphic Design School


What should you consider when choosing a graphic design school?

What degree you want?

A degree in graphic design, or an art degree that offers a specialization or concentration in graphic design?

What’s the difference? It all depends on where your interests are founded, and where you want to take your graphic design career.

If you are more interested in the visual arts, but think you can make more money as a graphic designer, consider an art school that offers a specialization.

A degree in graphic design, on the other hand, will ensure that your portfolio and career are focused on such things as typography, page layout, and even interaction design.


You should ensure your chosen school is accredited. The National Association of Schools of Art and Design is the accrediting body for programs in art and design, and currently approves more than 200 post-secondary institutions.

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