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MFA in Media Design

Students enrolled in Full Sail University's Master of Fine Arts in Media Design program have the opportunity to learn creative techniques and solutions for design problems. Read more about Full Sail University's MFA in Media Design here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Fine Arts in Media Design - Online

School Offering Program:

Full Sail University

Degree Level:

Master of Fine Arts

Program Description:

Full Sail University's Master of Fine Arts in Media Design program is designed to teach students methods for designing products, logos, and packaging for businesses. Students learn how to work with a client company and focus on building a brand through design strategies. They gather their work into a Design Document, which acts like a portfolio. At the end of the program, students create a Design Solution Project in which they combine their understanding of media design, branding, and technology applications. Since design is often a collaborative process, the program includes instruction in team-building and motivational theories.

Learning Format:


Program Length/Total Credits Required:

60 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal grants; military aid; and federal, state, and private lending programs.

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Required Courses for a Master of Fine Arts in Media Design:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Full Sail University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • MDM 510: Designing Success (5 credits)
  • MDM 520: Ethics of Design (5 credits)
  • MDM 530: Brand Development (5 credits)
  • MDM 540: Defining Client Needs (5 credits)
  • MDM 550: Design Strategies and Motivation (5 credits)
  • MDM 560: Organizational Structures (5 credits)
  • MDM 610: Design Research (5 credits)
  • MDM 620: Design Integration (5 credits)
  • MDM 630: Effective Copywriting (5 credits)
  • MDM 640: Measuring Design Effectiveness (5 credits)
  • MDM 650: Multi-Platform Delivery (5 credits)
  • MDM 690: Presentation of Design Solution (5 credits)

Post Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Graduates of Full Sail University's MFA in Media Design program could freelance as professional designers. They could also work for dedicated design companies or in the design departments of large firms. They may contribute to ad campaigns, packaging decisions, or brand development.

Possible careers related to the Master's in Media Design include:

  • Creative Director
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Creative Services Manager
  • Art Director
  • Creative Project Manager

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