Southern Polytechnic State University

Graduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

Graduate Programs in Information Design and Communication

The MS program in Information Design and Communication has been developed in response to a growing need for professionals in the expanding field of information design, information architecture, content development, communications management, and visual communication.

The basic objectives of the program are

• To educate those persons with diverse academic and work backgrounds who seek to begin their careers in the field of information design and communication, and

• To provide a useful credential for current information designers and technical communicators who need advanced training to move ahead in their careers, either as employees or managers of a company or as independent consultants.

The Information Design and Communication program offers students a MS Degree with the choice of three program options – an Internship Option, a Thesis Option, and an all Course Work Option. A graduate certificate in Technical Communication, and four advanced certificates in User Experience, Communication Management, Visual Communication, and User Experience.