Information Design, MA

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Central to Envisioning Creative Information Design.

Prepare for a leadership role in the design industry with CCSU’s MA in Information Design. Learn theoretical, creative, and technical aspects of visual design, as well as business applications. Develop the skills to direct and evaluate design solutions. Become a pioneer in the fields of graphic design, publishing, advertising, multimedia design, web design, digital imaging, and corporate information design.

Program Features

  • Starts every January and August
  • 30-credit program
  • Attend full- or part-time
  • Access to faculty with professional background, experience, and currency in graphic and design fields
  • Community and professional engagement/participation
  • Capstone project
  • Financial aid is available
  • No GMAT/GRE required

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Vicente Garcia
Professor, Department Chair
Art & Design
James J. Maloney Hall
FA 152

Academic Department

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Students identify a problem and apply design process and research methodology towards the creation of a solution from an artistic perspective. Students will have demonstrated a familiarity and working knowledge of the different theories and philosophies of graphic/information design.
  2. Students apply critical thinking, research methodology, and design practice, to create a well-developed defendable body of design work, demonstrating advanced capabilities with technologies, documentation, and presentation of a professional design portfolio.
  3. Students demonstrate creative problem-solving skills and knowledge of design theory and practice necessary for a leadership position in a design-related field. Student’s familiarity with current trends and issues in the design field is evaluated by design faculty and professionals in the design field, based on community and professional engagement/participation in addition to the student’s Capstone Project.
  4. Students write and create design work for research, e-publication, and presentation. Student work provides evidence of an ability to effectively organize, interpret, synthesize, evaluate and produce knowledgeable and successful projects in print media, Web, / Social Media, and Motion Graphics / Multimedia, that situate themselves into the framework of the contemporary graphic/information design field.