Graphic Design

Prepare to enter the growing graphic arts field with skills in various media like computer-based design, relief printing, serigraphy, and photography.

keyboard and digital art

Why Graphic Design?

A Graphic Design degree develops students in the technique and knowledge needed to produce art in the variety of works the industry demands. Courses concentrate on design, photography, drawing, print-making, and digital imagery, all while building your skills in various art mediums.


Why Study Graphic Design at Cairn?

  • Integrate and apply a biblical worldview to artistic expression.
  • Investigate the rich history of visual problems and solutions in culture.
  • Develop your eye for design and creativity.
  • Study in a vibrant art-making community centrally located between Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington D.C.
  • Learn from professors and visiting artists who teach from their areas of expertise.
  • Build meaningful relationships with professors and classmates who are personally invested in you and your goals.
  • Join in on student-led art-making workshops, exhibitions, and a strong on-campus arts community.


Career Paths

  • Illustrator
  • Art Director
  • Layout Artist
  • Logo Designer
  • CD and Book Jacket Designer
  • Web Designer