Storytelling is Our Passion.
Our competitive program in southeastern Ohio draws talented students from around the globe to elevate their visual communication talents to the highest level. We’re all about storytelling in the most compelling way, whether it be through information design, photojournalism, or commercial photography. The VisCom faculty is top-notch, and our students are talented, smart, and driven to succeed.
Undergraduate: The Four Majors
The School of Visual Communication (VisCom) offers an interdisciplinary visual communication degree in four specialized sequences.
The photojournalism sequence focuses on photographing people and places within the community.
Information Graphics/Publication Design
Students create infographics, maps, illustrations and layouts for feature and news presentations.
Commercial photography students create images that showcase fashion, still life, portraiture and architecture.
Students integrate audio, video, still images and illustrations for the web and mobile devices.
Graduate: Four Fields of Study
VisCom offers two programs leading to the Master of Arts degree or a Master of Fine Arts degree with a study in areas of visual communication.
Ohio University Alumni Association proudly welcomes four new Board membersNovember 13, 2023
The proud Bobcats who have been named to the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors are Huey Ball, Kim Barlag, Bob Brewster and Dr. Andrew Razzano.Read More
New film highlights Athens-to-Hollywood connectionSeptember 20, 2023
Only one year after graduating, Noah Turner worked on a video project for Netflix featuring British acting icon John Boyega, best known for playing Finn in the newest “Star Wars” trilogy.Read More
National media outlets rely on VisCom alums to photograph Ohio news for global audienceSeptember 19, 2023
The New York Times and other leading media outlets hire award-winning photographers trained at OHIO's School of Visual Communication to cover Ohio and nearby news for a vast global audience.Read More