Graphic Design

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Graphic Design. 500409


Earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Graphic Design and learn to master innovation and the creative design process within the trades of graphics, advertising and visual communications, and explore visual design across multiple mediums and industries. 

As a graphic design student, you'll also learn to think creatively and generate innovative ideas, produce professional quality graphic solutions, and understand the means of producing work, both traditionally and digitally. 

With a degree in graphic design, you may find employment opportunities as a web designer, videographer, photographer, animator, game designer and many others.

NWACC offers you access to three Mac labs loaded with the Adobe Master Suite and other media production software, and designated lab hours with optional software tutoring in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. 




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC)

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

5025 - Northwest

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Pell, Scholarship, loans

Refund Policy

Tuition and fee refunds will be issued to eligible students who drop their classes by the drop deadline, been dropped from a class, or a class has been canceled. See the Academic Calendar for the drop deadline for the current semester. 

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition

$5,000.00 In-district refers to someone living within the Bentonville/Rogers school district.

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$10,000.00 Out-of-District or Contiguous refers to someone living in Arkansas, but not within the Bentonville/Rogers school district. Students who are current residents in Adair and and Delaware counties in Oklahoma, and Barry and McDonald counties in Missouri.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

15-1254.00Web Developers
$16.00 per hour

Provider Status



One College Drive, Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

Phone Number

(479) 619-3127

Last Updated

Oct 20, 2023


Sep 17, 2020


Oct 20, 2024

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