At UW-Stevens Point, we help you find your own strengths, your own voice and your own path. With a degree in Graphic Design you will be able to navigate as an entrepreneur, work on teams, in management, production, or other design positions in corporate, non-profit, or private enterprises. Creative professionals are valued employees because they know how to problem-solve and think outside 'the box'. We prepare you to leverage those creative skills in whatever career you choose.
Explore Career Opportunities in Graphic Design
There are over 2,000 job titles in the field of design. Graduates of our program find careers in a wide range positions. A small sample of their job titles include:
- Graphic Designer
- User Experience Designer
- Brand Manager
- Art Director
- Publication Designer
- Graphics Coordinator
- Packaging Designer
- Marketing Specialist
Get Involved on Campus
Many Art & Design students belong to one or more of our student groups.
- American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) Student Chapter
- Association of Art Historians and Scholars (AAHS)
- Carlsten Gallery Student Advisory Committee (CGSAC)
- Student Art League (SAL)
More opportunities can be found on the Stevens Point Involvement Network (SPIN).
Gain Experience Outside the Classroom
Internships are required for Graphic Design majors and many students choose more than one. We also offer London Internships during summer!
Upper level Graphic Design students work with real clients in the community to gain experience in team work, in professional communication, and understanding key aspects in business.
Competitions / Portfolio Reviews
Students are encouraged to enter local, regional, national, and international art and design competitions. Graphic Design students are invited get their portfolios reviewed by professionals working in the field at annual events in Stevens Point, Milwaukee, and Minneapolis.
Meet Your Graphic Design Professors
Your faculty will advise and assist you with recommendations, leads on jobs and graduate schools, and push you to achieve your highest goals. Our staff will help you throughout your degree process. After your graduation we will stay connected and invite you back to share your story and inspire the next generations of Pointer Art & Design students! Meet your professors!
$1,000 Scholarships are available
for new students majoring in Art & Design
Deadline: April 15, 2020