B.Sc. On Campus

Graphic Communications - Graphic Design

48 months
19088 USD/year
7744 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Graphic Communications - Graphic Design from Pittsburg State University blends the artistic and creative side with the technical aspects of graphics production while also including the study and application of design fundamentals.


 The core curriculum within Graphic Communications - Graphic Design from Pittsburg State University includes courses common among all of our six emphasis areas. These courses are primarily introductory classes that provide students with the basic information needed to succeed in the graphics industry. Within the core curriculum, there are also two upper-division classes, an internship and a capstone class. 


  • Print Design Specialist
  • Layout Artist
  • Advertising Designer
  • Publication Designer
  • In-House Corporate Designer
  • Signage and Outdoor Design and Advertising
  • Photo Software Editor
  • Medical Graphics Specialist
  • Web/Interactive Graphics
  • Packaging Designer
  • Freelance Designer
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Social Media Graphics Specialist
  • Direct Mail and Data-Based Marketing Designer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Web Graphics Software
  • Packaging Technology
  • Photography
  • Web and Motion Graphics
  • Print File Preparation and Preflighting
  • Printing Technologies
  • Portfolio Management
  • Color Reproduction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit application for admission. 
    • Copy of the secondary school or high school certificate of completion or diploma, if applicable
    • Official TOEFL or IELTS 
    • Current certified bank statement or financial guarantee (within 6 months)
    • Financial Statement of Support form
    • Mailing Address form
    • Copy of passport
    • If you are currently studying in the U.S., you will need to complete the SEVIS Transfer Form
    • Applicants from the European Union (EU), you must submit this completed GDPR Consent Form before your application can be processed. 
    • GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) in high school and have earned a high school diploma or in an accredited international post secondary institution (college/university)
    • U.S. College/University Academic Records: A minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) if transferring from an accredited U.S. college with at least 24 credit hours

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19088 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9544 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3872 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Pittsburg

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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