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Associate of Science in Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Two year associates degree


The Art Academy of Cincinnati grants an Associate of Science in Graphic Design. It is a two-year program that provides students with a combination of Liberal Arts and Studio courses to become confident in the practice of graphic design. Acceptance into the program involves the same requirements as the BFA. Students have the opportunity to continue seamlessly beyond the Associate of Science in Graphic Design into the BFA in Design (two additional years) to further their design foundation and competitive advantage in the field. This degree is ideal for students who hold a bachelor’s degree or have studied in related fields such as marketing, psychology, humanities, business, or natural sciences. During the two-year period, students working toward the A.S. in Graphic Design share classes with our students in the BFA program.

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Change the world with your designs.

Graduates thrive in entrepreneurial and freelance enterprises and in related creative industries such as: architecture, exhibitry and display, multi-media marketing, film, publication, and entertainment industries.
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After your time at AAC, you’ll be ready to become a…​

Art Director

Creative Director

Graphic Designer

Marketing Manager

Digital Designer

Brand Manager

Social Media Manager


Web developer

Packaging Designer

Print Designer

Advertising Designer

User Interface Designer

User Experience Designer


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Due To Inclement Weather

Classes are cancelled

January 25th, 2023

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