Launch your Creative Career
Recognized as the #1 credential for creatives, the online Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program prepares creative individuals with the skills and attributes for a global audience and tomorrow’s challenges. Establish a strong foundation in the technical, design, and critical thinking skills required by employers in creative industries, and then develop a customized educational plan to help you craft a portfolio of work to achieve your personal or professional goals. Choose from Bachelor Degree programs in Graphic Design, Illustration, or Digital Photography.
Bachelor's Degree Program Features
Earn your BFA in Less Than Four Years
The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design program is a 120-credit program completed in 10 semesters by a student on a full-time schedule. The program is suitable for both aspiring high school graduates and adult learners looking to advance their skills or earn a qualification.
Customizing Your Creative Path
The BFA program inspires students to advance their creative careers by developing work that is aligned with their future career goals. During the first two years of the program, students establish a firm foundation in the technical, design, and critical thinking/problem solving skills required by employers in creative industries. In year three, working closely with a faculty advisor, students develop a customized educational plan that will enable them to build a portfolio of work geared to help them achieve their personal or professional creative goals.
Develop Career-Ready Skills
Upper level courses provide a highly structured context for students to deepen their research, design, and presentation skills as they pursue their goals mentored by our experienced faculty. Throughout the program, the general education curriculum provides students with industry-relevant opportunities to develop and advance their proficiency in critical thinking, problem solving, and communication.