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Graphic Design

George Mason University

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1412 USD/credit
1412 USD/credit
524 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts in Graphic Design from George Mason University offers students a comprehensive study and preparation for the graphic design profession. 

Overview

The curriculum includes courses in typography, web design, image making, and brand design. The broad range of study is intended to develop professionals prepared for an ever-expanding graphic design field. The applicant’s portfolio is a major selection criterion for graduate admission and should represent the applicant’s most accomplished work. 

The Graphic Design program from George Mason University calls for 36 credits, which includes courses in typography, web design, image making, and brand design. The broad range of study is intended to develop professionals prepared for an ever-expanding graphic design field.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Special Topics in Graphic Design
  • Independent Study
  • Special Topics in Art and Visual Technology
  • Graduate Design Seminar
  • Independent Project Research
  • Experiential Design History
  • Advanced Typography
  • CVPA Graduate ProSeminar
  • Brand Identity Design
  • Advanced Web Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center.
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree 
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
  • Verification of English language proficiency.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1412 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1412 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    524 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 524 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Graphic Design
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