Your Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the University of Central Missouri will help you develop the creative talents and technical skills you need to become a graphic designer. Since 1986, the Department of Art and Design at UCM has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Since UCM is the only state-supported, four-year school in Missouri with NASAD accreditation, you’ll earn a graphic design degree that is respected and recognized in the industry.
You’ll gain hands-on experience through studio courses and access to a 24-hour lab that features state-of-the-art equipment, hardware and software. You’ll learn the theoretical and practical aspects of graphic design from highly experienced faculty members. These dedicated educators will help you master creative problem-solving skills, gain conceptual and aesthetic judgment and use technology as a design tool. Your graphic design degree will prepare you for careers, including advertising agency art director to a variety of graphic designer positions.
The University of Central Missouri’s art programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). UCM has been continuously accredited since 1986.Learn More
Mr. Orr teaches all levels of graphic design courses. His creative research includes client work in publication, typography, logo-trademark design, websites, and branding systems. Mr. Orr has also worked professionally as a designer and remains active designing for various local, regional, and national clients bringing that experience to the classroom. He teaches and works in both the print and digital areas of graphic design.