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Different Makes a Difference

Siba has a rich history of helping students launch their careers through our unique approach to learning. Since 1947, Siba has been dedicated to providing students with the skills and education they need to make a real-world impact.

Succeeding in your career requires more than raw talent, that’s why Siba’s instructors focus on teaching teamwork, communication skills and problem solving as part of their core curriculum.

Where the art of business meets the business of arts, Siba offers programs in business administration, graphic design, interior design, retail and fashion merchandising, and paralegal studies. At Siba, we provide you the education and support that will get you to work in the field you want. 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Graphic Design

Hone your artistic talents into an exciting career by learning to create effective visual concepts using color, type, illustration, photography, animation, and various print and layout techniques to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. Students in Siba’s graphic design program will use hand illustration, digital illustration, photo-editing software, and layout software to create visual elements such as logos and original images, as well as develop layout for web pages, advertisements, promotional displays, packaging, signage, interactive media, brochures, magazines, and other publications.

Courses Include:

  • Form & Space (3-D)
  • Design Fundamentals (2-D)
  • Drawing
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Figure Drawing
  • Image Manipulation
  • Color Theory
  • Typography
  • Digital Art Studio
  • Digital Illustration
  • Graphic Symbolism
  • Package Design
  • Publication Design
  • Advertising Design
  • 3-D Animation & Rendering
  • Corporate Identity
  • Graphics & Animation
  • Character Design
  • Sequential Illustration
  • Storyboard & Composition
  • Sci-Fi & Fantasy Illustration
  • Art Direction
  • Senior Workshop/Trip to Los Angeles

Gainful Employment:

Student Work

The Siba Difference

Accelerated Programs

Accelerated pace for full-time students — 18-month associate degrees and 36-month bachelor degrees.

An Incredible Value

At Siba, we keep costs down and provide a better value — delivering a challenging, educational experience with the latest equipment while holding the line on increasing fees and tuition.

Lifetime Job Assistance

Graduate from one of Siba’s programs and go with the confidence of knowing that if you ever find yourself out of work, we’ll provide you with lifetime assistance in finding your next job.

Small Class Sizes

With an average class size of just nine people and unmatched individual attention, you’ll be learning in small setting, which makes a big difference.

Try Siba for 30-Days

We stand behind our education. That’s why we created the Siba Commitment, a 30-day free trial that enables students to get a first-hand look at a Siba program, without any tuition charges if you change your mind.

Flexible Schedules

We work with you to make sure your life doesn’t get in the way of achieving your goals. We offer flexible class schedules so you can get a real education while still having a real life.

What Our Graduates Are Saying

"Attending Siba doesn't just mean that you will get an education, but that you'll be getting a wealth of real-world experience. I designed projects for many companies in the St. Louis area and was also a part of the group that attended the "Workshop with the Pro's" in California. Siba gives you the degree that you want with experience that will prepare you for your career."

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Tyler Ulrici
Graphic Design Alumna

"I transferred to Siba from another school and everyone welcomed me with open arms. Instructors and staff always have your best interest at heart and do what they can to make sure you succeed. Even after graduation they are helpful in assisting with job searches and letting us know what is happening."

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Xavier Jones
Graphic Design Alumna

“ To anyone considering a degree in Graphic Design, I recommend scheduling a tour of Siba. I am positive you will be impressed with the classes and the school. You are treated like an individual, and the teachers really invest in you and help you to achieve your goals. The students encourage each other and offer any help we can to
one another—we are like family.”

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Ellyn Cox
Graphic Design Alumna

“With the completion of my Graphic Design degree at Siba, I can now do everything from motion graphics, graphic consultation, video, and all types of graphics. The possibilities are endless.”

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Levander Ridgel
Graphics Factory Installation Manager

Industry Partners

Siba graduates have taken their education to the real world at a variety of leading companies.

Take Your First Step

Siba will take you to places you literally never thought possible. Our courses include unique experiences that put you face-to-face with industry leaders and professionals, giving you invaluable opportunities and unforgettable memories.

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