The School of Visual Communication Design provides professional education that combines liberal education, knowledge of design and art history, and development of graphic design and illustration skills in print and electronic media.
Visual Communication Design at Kent State University is one of the largest and most comprehensive in its course offerings in the United States. Graduates of the program have obtained design positions in every major American city. Alumni work appears regularly in design exhibitions and in published annuals of regional, national and international competitions. The program is nationally recognized for outstanding quality in design education. The number of highly qualified graduates each year can be attributed to the curriculum of carefully controlled, demanding and interrelated yet distinct courses.