Overview: M.A. in Information Design

The Master of Arts Degree in Information Design provides professional instruction in the areas of Advanced Design Theory, Design Practice, Research for Graphic / Information Design, History of Design, Graphic Design, and Interactive Multimedia.

Graduates are expected to take leadership positions in the design industry, including graphic design, publishing, advertising, multimedia design, web design, digital imaging and corporate information design. The program, similar to the professional practice of design, addresses not only the theoretical, creative and technical aspects of visual design, but business applications as well, this unique degree program delivers graduates who meet and exceed the challenges of the rapidly evolving field.

Program Rationale

The Master of Arts in Information Design prepares graduates to take leadership positions in the design industry, including graphic design, publishing, advertising, multimedia design, web design, digital imaging, and corporate information design. Graduates are expected to meet the challenges presented by the theoretical, creative, and technical aspects of the rapidly changing field of visual design and its business applications through the development of the analytic and critical skills required to create, direct, present, and evaluate effective design solutions.

Program Objectives

The Master of Arts in Information Design prepares graduates to take leadership positions in the design industry, including graphic design, publishing, advertising, multimedia design, web design, digital imaging, and corporate information design. Graduates are expected to meet the challenges presented by the theoretical, creative, and technical aspects of the rapidly changing field of visual design and its business applications through the development of the analytic and critical skills required to create, direct, present, and evaluate effective design solutions.

Apply to CCSU Graduate Program

Students can apply to CCSU online by visiting the Graduate Studies website


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