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Career Outlook for Designers is Bright

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers for Web Designers and Graphic Designers are expected to grow much faster than average at a rate of 9% or higher, and add over 22,800 jobs through the year 2032.1

Career Outlook
Program Overview
Why Bryan?

Attractive Career Opportunities

With an accredited design credential from Bryan University, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to be job-ready for career opportunities2 such as:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Website Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Designer
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • UX/UI Developer
  • UX Analyst

Employers are Hiring

From Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit organizations, the demand for capable designers continues to grow. You’ll lead a rewarding career in employment settings such as:

  • Technology companies
  • Advertising and marketing companies
  • Media and entertainment organizations
  • Business consulting groups
  • Federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Self-employed

Valuable Skills that Employers and Entrepreneurs Want

In today’s digital environment, college graduates must be equipped with the right design skills and cutting-edge knowledge of design software used by industry experts. As a Bryan University student, you’ll become job-ready by building a solid foundation of skills that employers want, such as:

  • Design principles
  • Design technologies and software including Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Typography and color theory
  • Digital design and illustration using Adobe Illustrator
  • Image manipulation using Adobe Photoshop
  • Page layout and composition design using Adobe InDesign
  • User experience (UX) and user interface (UI) process, theory, and design using Adobe XD and Figma
  • Motion and animation design using Adobe After Effects
  • Website design principles and techniques
  • Business foundational technologies using Microsoft Office©
  • Soft skills such as communications, interpersonal relations, and problem-solving

Track Your Progress & Showcase Your Skills with a Professional Design Portfolio

As a Bryan University student, you’ll build a professional design portfolio with projects throughout your courses that highlight your skills that you will showcase to future employers. You’ll develop this portfolio using the newest industry-relevant tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Figma.

Unrivaled Benefits for You – Included in Tuition

As a Bryan University student, you’ll receive valuable benefits that are included in tuition at no extra charge that will build your resume and establish your credibility in the marketplace including:

  • Certification for Adobe XD (Experience Design)
  • Certification for Adobe Illustrator (or a different Adobe software program if you prefer)
  • All your books, courseware, and design software such as Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Microsoft Office©

Additional Benefits of a Bryan University Education

Your investment in an accredited Bryan University credential provides an online educational experience like no other:

  • Learning technology that lets you build skills faster and retain more knowledge
  • Real-world assignments that simulate job tasks
  • A mastery-based learning environment that allows you to improve grades by retaking assignments based on instructor feedback
  • Peer mentors, tutors, and success coaches who provide encouragement, guidance, and insight
  • Live, interactive online events such as industry speakers, faculty mentoring sessions, and helpful workshops that are all recorded in case you miss the event and need to watch it later 

Attend from the Comfort of Home – 100% Online

At Bryan, we don’t think learning online means learning alone. Connect with faculty, peers, and student support conveniently from your smartphone, tablet, or computer using Zoom, a user-friendly video app. You’ll join a vibrant community that will provide support and celebrates your success along the way. You’ll not only develop friends and colleagues, but you’ll also build a professional network—for life.

Several Accredited Programs to Choose From with Dual Enrollment Available

You can choose to enroll in an accredited certificate and accredited degree program concurrently. This means that once you complete your certificate, you can get to work sooner while completing your degree. Also, if you have prior college credit, or you have already completed an associate degree at another institution, we will accept as many credits as possible (and potentially your entire associate degree) to help accelerate your Bryan program.

Career Services for Students and Graduates

You’ll receive a dedicated career services advisor that provides job search assistance, job networking best practices, interview preparation, and helps you create an eye-catching resume.

10 More Reasons to Choose Bryan University

  1. Tuition Lock Guarantee.
    We lock your tuition rate once you enroll, plus your tuition goes down the longer you’re in school. Financial aid available if you qualify.
  2. Books, Courseware, & Certification Included.
    We take care of shipping your textbooks and provide you easy access to electronic courseware. Plus, we help prepare you for nationally-recognized certifications.
  3. Focus on Employment.
    You’ll graduate with a degree targeted for a specific job market and earn skills that match employers’ needs.
  4. Job Placement Assistance.
    As a graduate, you’ll receive career placement services, including job networking best practices, sharpening your interview skills, and creating an eye-catching resume.
  5. Learn by Doing.
    You’ll develop real-world skills by completing simulated job tasks and using industry technologies.
  6. Return for Refresher Classes.
    As a graduate, you’ll have the privilege of auditing previously completed courses still being taught—at no charge—to keep your skills sharp.
  7. Accelerated Programs.
    You can get started – and finish – fast.
  8. Faculty Who Put You First.
    Our faculty provide you with personalized, individual attention and support.
  9. Welcome Kits Included.
    Once you enroll, we provide you a welcome kit package to ensure you’re ready to start school.
  10. History of Excellence.
    We have a 82-year track record of preparing graduates for successful careers since 1940.

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1 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Web Developers and Digital Designers and Graphic Designers, at and (visited February 9, 2024). Also online at and Note that job market conditions are dynamic and can change. This data is not intended to predict the market conditions that will be present when you graduate from your program and may differ based on your geographic location and other factors.

2 Example occupations shown herein do not imply a guarantee of employment. Students are responsible for conducting occupational research for their chosen program. Employers have unique hiring practices and job-specific requirements, which may include years of experience for manager positions. Graduates with little to no prior experience should expect an entry-level position.