School of Communication and the Arts
Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design (MFA)
graphic design, skills, gaps, market needs
Art and Design
Hughes, Jeffrey Scott, "An Examination of Graphic Design Skills Gaps: Academia vs. Real World Needs" (2021). Masters Theses. 779.
Identifying and solving for the gap between university curriculum and the expectations of workplace hiring managers leaves graduates at a disadvantage when seeking employment in their field. What are those demands? What are the skills gaps? How can we solve to properly prepare graduates so that they are well-prepared for the demands of the industry?