Visual Communication Design at Kent State University is one of the largest and most comprehensive in its course offerings in the United States. Graduates of the program have obtained design positions in every major American city. Alumni work appears regularly in design exhibitions and in published annuals of regional, national and international competitions. The program is nationally recognized for outstanding quality in design education.
The program provides a comprehensive professional preparation, the development of conceptual and aesthetic skills, a knowledge of design history and tradition as basis for individual style, and the transformation of theory into practice through professional example and experience.
The professional emphasis of the program is complemented by a university liberal arts education, providing necessary balance of breadth of knowledge with specificity of design skills.
The program is nationally recognized for outstanding quality in design education. It has been named a “Center of Excellence” among Ohio’s universities by the Ohio Board of Regents, and is a recipient of the Board’s prestigious Academic Challenges Grant. The School is accredited by NASAD, an achievement that is gained only through a rigorous review process of accreditation.
Visual Communication Design offers the following degrees:
Undergraduate Course Catalog Click the link for the College of Communication and Information.
Two graduate degrees;
The program offers a four-year Bachelor of Arts degree (BA), a four-year Bachelor of Science degree (BS), a four year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA), a Master of Arts degree (MA) and a Master of Fine Arts degree (MFA), the terminal degree in the field.