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Visual Communication Design

Arizona State University

36 months
1400 USD/year
1308 USD/year
837 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MVCD is a studio-based degree program. Students in this Visual Communication Design program from Arizona State University work on strategic visual communication design projects with a focus on the development of visual language systems firmly grounded on the principles of information design, typography and interaction design.


The programme

  • Students engage in visual and theoretical research, ideation, visualization, prototyping and testing of creative solutions that address critical problems faced in the contemporary visual world.
  • Graduates of this Visual Communication Design program from Arizona State University are adept in working with fundamental principles of visual communication design, emotional intelligence and systems thinking in problem identification and its appropriate contextual solutions. They pursue professional practice in visual communication and multimedia industry as well as in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internship in Teaching Design
  • Internship
  • Advanced Visual Communication Design Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution. Students should see below for information on the qualifications for a two-year program of study or a three-plus-year program of study.

Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • additional required application items submitted to SlideRoom (see below)
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1400 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    1308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1308 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    837 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 837 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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