Postgraduate Opportunities

Discover a career in Graphic Design

While studying at Mercer, you will create a diverse portfolio of design work while developing the critical skills employers look for on resumes, such as:

  • Advanced Typographic Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Conceptual Ability
  • Critical Thinking
  • Drawing Ability
  • Handcraft Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Process Development

You will also master design programs including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver. Some common career opportunities available to Graphic Design majors include jobs at:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Catalog companies
  • Education institutions
  • Film and animation studios
  • Government institutions
  • Greeting card companies
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Newspapers
  • Publishing firms
  • Radio stations
  • Recording studios
  • Retail companies

Enter graduate school to deepen your skills

Pursuing a graduate degree in Graphic Design can sharpen your skill set and deepen your understanding of the concepts and management skills needed to be a successful graphic designer. Mercer University’s Graphic Design major equips you for the rigorous challenges you will face in graduate school, including project management, presentation skills, and academic research methods. Some common fields of study graphic design students pursue in graduate school include:

  • Archaeology
  • Commercial art
  • Education
  • Filmmaking
  • Gallery operation
  • Industrial design
  • Interior design
  • Medical illustration
  • Museum direction
  • Packaging

For information about specific graduate programs, contact your advisor.