Graphic and Interactive Design, Master | Temple University | Philadelphia, United States
M.F.A. On Campus

Graphic and Interactive Design

24 months
1381 USD/credit 41430 USD/year
1381 USD/credit 41430 USD/year
1004 USD/credit 30120 USD/year
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The Graphic and Interactive Design program at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University is a two-year, 60-credit program.


The Graphic and Interactive Design program at Temple University offers intensive, research-driven immersion in the practice of design, with mentorship from passionate, award-winning faculty members who push students to hone their visual voices and use their talents to change the world.

GAID M.F.A. students are a close-knit cohort of thinkers and makers who drive original concepts through interdisciplinary collaboration in Tyler’s state-of-the-art facilities with the specialists, technology, and resources of Temple, a leading research university. Tyler students have unique opportunities to apply their socially conscious designs across Philadelphia. This is a city that’s a living laboratory for design-driven solutions with a booming design community that hosts one of the largest national chapters of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and offers easy access to other major design hubs, like New York and Washington, D.C.

Future Career

Tyler GAID M.F.A. graduates find jobs in top studios; start their own advertising agencies; work in the film, television, and music industries; teach in leading colleges and universities; and improve society with the understanding that good design has the power to make a real difference.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graduate Design: Special Topics
  • Graduate Design: Design Workshop
  • Graduate Design: Hybrid Design
  • Graduate Design: Art Direction
  • Graduate Design: Packaging

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Statement of Goals: Approximately 500 to 1,000 words include your interest in Tyler's program, your research goals, your future career goals, and your academic and artistic achievements.
  • Portfolio: As a Master of Fine Arts applicant, you must submit a portfolio that consists of 20 images representative of the immediate direction of your work.
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1381 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    41430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1381 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    30120 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1004 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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