If you have a knack for graphic design and an affinity for digital media, you're a perfect fit for the Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Media Arts with a Web Design concentration at Southern New Hampshire University. The web design degree online program supplements the traditional graphic arts foundation with digital-oriented core courses, striking that ideal balance of artistic interests and practical web design - and for considerably less tuition than many other online graphic design programs.
Equal parts theory and practice, this specialized graphic design program stresses the critical thinking skills and hands-on technical proficiency to complement your designs, along with the know-how to promote yourself and keep your skills sharp in an ever-changing, competitive marketplace.
With a web design concentration, you'll learn not just creative but functional design. You’ll concept and develop your work using the Adobe Creative Cloud, then conduct usability testing on multiple platforms and interfaces, from mobile phones to tablets to desktop computers. In the web design degree online program, you’ll dive deep into interactive animation, digital publications, video and other rich media.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor’s in graphic design with a web design concentration online at SNHU include:
As the use of mobile devices grows and e-commerce continues to expand, job prospects look good for graphic designers with web design skills. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment rates for designers with experience in computer systems design and related services are projected to grow 20% between now and 2026.* Those with knowledge of multiple programming languages and digital multimedia tools will have the best opportunities. Our web design degree online concentration program gives you the advantage you need to succeed in:
The online graphic design degree curriculum includes the full graphic design course of study, four web design-specific courses and seven free electives. Courses are taught by award-winning creative faculty using the most advanced technology available. Enjoy small classes where feedback comes directly from instructors who understand the creative process.
SNHU's bachelor's in web design program includes:
General Education Program
Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:
All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.
Total Credits: 120
Students enrolled in the Graphic Design and Media Arts programs (and associated concentrations) are responsible for ensuring they have the minimum system hardware, software, and photography equipment required in the courses in the program. System requirements often change, so it is important that students maintain awareness of the various minimum hardware requirements for the required software listed below.
The below computer specifications are recommended for students to meet the minimum system requirements of the software programs required for download in the program. Student discounts are available, your academic advisor will provide details.
Digital Camera (required in FAS-226, recommended for students to use throughout the program):
Please note that for students pursuing the BA in Digital Photography or the 3D Modeling and Animation concentration will need to be responsible for additional requirements.
Adobe Creative Cloud is required by all students in the Graphic Design and Media Arts program. Creative Cloud licenses are available at an educational discount directly through Adobe
Please note that Adobe’s terms and conditions require a full year contract for Creative Cloud.
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education as well as several other accrediting bodies.