Full Sail University

Available on Campus & Online

Associate of Applied Science

Graphic Design

About This Program

Graphic designers are in demand throughout nearly every field, creating eye-catching visuals across a wide range of mediums for various audiences.

The Graphic Design Associate of Applied Science degree program provides you with the focused knowledge and understanding of graphic art production. Courses explore art and design, digital publishing, interactive media design, web design, and how to handle critiques.

Named one of the Top Design Schools — Graphic Design USA, 2024

Program at a Glance


Campus + Online


Associate of Applied Science


This program is designed to be paired with the Visual Arts Bachelor of Science Completion Program with a Concentration in Graphic Design.

  • I love a good-looking logo.
  • I'm always doodling.
  • I'm good at working with other people and trying to understand their needs.
  • I can take constructive criticism.
  • The details matter to me.

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Typography & Page Layout - Students will learn how to use typography as a critical part of page layout as they continue to build upon their knowledge of design concepts.

Logos & Symbols - Students will be exposed to the work of notable graphic designers and will learn the advanced techniques used in creating these pieces of visual poetry.

Creating Brand Experience - Students will explore branding as they discover how users experience brands and how businesses manage their brands across multiple media types.

Full Sail's Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Project Launchbox

Package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Included Components
  • Apple MacBook
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
  • SanDisk Extreme 32GB SDHC UHS-I Flash Card
  • Sony Alpha a6400 Camera

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

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Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

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