Majors & Programs in Graphic Design

Majors & Programs in Graphic Design

Graphic design students have a myriad of career possibilities ahead of them. Here we've broken down the most common graphic design career fields and provided interesting links to more information about the graphic arts industry.


Many graphic designers find employment with advertising agencies creating the images and designing the text that appears in advertisements. Job titles include graphic designer, layout artist, and illustrator.


Graphic designers are sought after for work on a variety of print publications, including newspapers, magazines, and by book publishers. They might design cover art, layout pages of a magazine, or create illustrations for a newspaper article.

Web Design

Graphic designers' skills translate easily into web design for technically-savvy artists. Every website has its own images and layout that contribute to its success.

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