Design Schools In Maryland

In Maryland, there are 25 accredited schools where design classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in design in the state of Maryland, which encompasses design training at the following levels:

  • Design Certificate
  • Associates degree in Design
  • Bachelors degree in Design
  • Masters degree in Design
  • PhD degree in Design


Schools

  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. University of Baltimore

    Charles at Mount Royal, Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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  4. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  5. Cecil College

    One Seahawk Drive, North East, Maryland 21901-1999

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  6. College of Southern Maryland

    8730 Mitchell Rd, La Plata, Maryland 20646-0910

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  7. Chesapeake College

    1000 College Circle, Wye Mills, Maryland 21679-0008

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  8. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  9. Garrett College

    687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Maryland 21541

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  10. Kaplan University-Hagerstown Campus

    18618 Crestwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

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  11. Hagerstown Community College

    11400 Robinwood Dr, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742-6514

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  12. Harford Community College

    401 Thomas Run Rd, Bel Air, Maryland 21015-1698

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  13. Howard Community College

    10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044-3197

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  14. University of Maryland-Baltimore County

    1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, Maryland 21250

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  15. Maryland Institute College of Art

    1300 Mount Royal Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21217-4134

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  16. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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  17. Montgomery College

    51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland 20850

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  18. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  19. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  20. Stevenson University

    1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson, Maryland 21153-0641

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  21. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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  22. University of Phoenix-Maryland Campus

    8830 Stanford Blvd Ste 100, Columbia, Maryland 21045-5423

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  23. ITT Technical Institute-Owings Mills

    11301 Red Run Blvd, Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

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  24. American Career Institute_??_??_Baltimore

    190 W Ostend St, Baltimore, Maryland 21230

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  25. American Career Institute_??_??_Columbia

    8621 Robert Fulton Dr, Columbia, Maryland 21046

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Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Design Employment

Maryland 7,040
National 370,320

Of all of the design professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Design professionals In Maryland

7,280 7,800 7,160 8,020 7,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Maryland, design is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 240 less design professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. Thus, in Maryland, this field has shrunk by 3% in four years. This decline is slower than the change in the number of design professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of design professionals has shrunk by 8% from 2006 to 2010.

Design VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$51,176 $49,259 $43,049 $48,132 $45,840
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Design
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by design professionals is decreasing in Maryland. In 2006 design professionals made a mean salary of $51,176 per year, and in 2010 they made $45,840 per year.

Salary percentiles for Design professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$25,254
25th percentile
$31,855
50th percentile
$42,318
75th percentile
$58,845
90th percentile
$71,828

This represents a decline in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions are quite different from this decline. Within the field of design, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid design professionals earning 184% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Design professionals and related professions in Maryland

Computer Animation
$58,590
Design
$45,840
Drafting
$52,400
Fashion Design
$0
Game Design
$73,630
Graphic Design
$52,920
Industrial Design
$56,430
Interior Design
$55,920
Visual Communications
$46,350
Web Design
$52,920

In Maryland, design professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Design programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland

associate
14
bachelor
7
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
27
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As the number of design professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 25 accredited design schools in Maryland state is increasing. In 2006 there were 481 design graduates from design courses in Maryland and in 2010 there were 511 graduates.

This represents a 6% increase in the number of design degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a undergraduate certificate in design.

Design Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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