Graphic Design

The graphic design major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Exceptional talent and creativity.
  • Capability of working with a range of art mediums and art creation tools including typography, calligraphy, printing techniques, computer-aided design, animations, and desktop publishing.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and persuasion skills.
  • Organization and planning skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Negotiation and marketing skills.
  • Ability to work on a team.                                     
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field

Advertising
Animator
Architect
Arts Administrator
Art Sales
Calligrapher
Cartoonist
Cinematographer
Consultant
Desktop Publishing
Design
Exhibit Designer
Filmmaker
Freelance Artist
Graphic Artist / Designer
Industrial Designer
Illustrator
Multi-Media / Web Designer
Webmaster
Magazine / Newspaper Artist
Magazine / Newspaper Layout
Magazine / Newspaper Editor
Marketing
Photography
Printer
Product Designer
Publications
Teacher

« Back to Majors List

 

For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Art and Art History
p – 516.877.4460

Connect with Alumni
Network with your classmates and take advantage of Adelphi benefits.
Find out more
Opt in for Alerts
Get updates about our events and deadlines via AU2Go.
Find out how to subscribe
P.R.E.P.
Take advantage of all that the career services we have to offer.
Select your path to success