Who We Are

We, at OnlineGraphicDesignDegree.com, aim to create the most complete, accurate and useful resource for students interested in pursuing graphic design at any degree or certificate level. Our site has all of the information you need to help you determine if you should study graphic design, from the facts regarding graphic design education to personal anecdotes, and advice about working as a graphic design professional.

Our site is built around a complete expert discussion on graphic design education and careers, that is refreshingly forthright. Through this dialogue, our resident expert, Scott Abel, endeavors to systematically and comprehensively answer any and all questions you may have regarding the study of graphic design. To help ensure that you know what to expect if you decide to pursue a degree or certificate in graphic design, Scott Abel purposefully discusses important issues that you should be aware of. To supplement the conversation on graphic design, Scott Abel, maintains a Question & Answers database.

We also have an exclusive aptitude test that you can take to find out if you are suited for a career in graphic design. Our test is specifically designed to help you evaluate your strengths and weakness as they relate to an graphic design education and the attributes necessary for a successful graphic design career.

Our site also features 4 graphic design student, professor and professional interviews. Through these interviews, our goal is to provide you with an insider’s look at both graphic design education and graphic design jobs. The information you will glean from these interviews is invaluable. And we have a special video interview with Jason Powers, a graphic designer. He shares his personal experiences in order to help you in your pursuit of an graphic design education.

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Scott Abel is graphic and clothing designer with more than a decade of experience. After 5 years in the business, he earned an MFA in graphic design from Art University in San Francisco. His specialties include advertising and marketing; information graphics; full graphic systems; new media; and visual design. In 2009, he launched a clothing line named Abel ‘n Kane Graphic Clothing Co. Scott describes this venture as “an art and social project.”