Online Bachelor of Arts in Interactive and Graphic Design

Online Degree Completion Program

The Bachelor of Design (B.Des) Interactive and Graphic Design online program is a cutting-edge degree that offers both breadth and depth of study in the field of design. Millersville University is the only PASSHE school to offer the B.Des degree.

The Interactive and Graphic Design major enables you to develop technical and creative skill sets based on recommended standards from both the American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

The B.Des. program at Millersville provides students with opportunities to learn best practices and design with new technology. By keeping current with technological demands placed on the discipline, graduates can work in different environments that contribute to local, regional, and global economic vitality.

*Please note, the online Interactive and Graphic Design program is typically completed part-time. 


The BDES online program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).  


Program Benefits and Outcomes

  • Flexible- 100% online courses 
  • Classes starting every fall and spring 
  • Courses offered year-round to complete your degree faster 
  • Flexibility to work while earning your degree 
  • Content based on current contemporary professional practices 
  • Modern approach to theory and technology 
  • Mimics the workplace environment of design 

Career Opportunities

Millersville’s design students have worked at internationally renowned companies like Apple, Intel, and Code and Theory, as well as local companies like Hershey, Auntie Anne’s and Infantree. 

Potential careers for BDES graduates include: 

  • Graphic Designer 
  • Print Designer 
  • Interactive Designer 
  • User Experience Professional 
  • Motion Designer 
  • Web Designer 
  • Publication Designer