Graphic Design Certificate

The certificate program in Graphic Design provides you with the practical and theoretical skills of a design professional. Throughout the program, you will learn from a team of faculty with extensive teaching experience and recognition in their field.

Required Courses

Fundamentals of 2-D Design
Graphic Design: Beginner
Typography: Introduction
Graphic Design: Intermediate
Visualizing Information 

Suggested Elective Courses

Digital Photography: Beginner
Illustrating for Design Projects
Photoshop: Introduction
Adobe Illustrator: Introduction
Digital and Experimental Animation: Introduction
Web Design: Introduction
Portfolio Preparation for Illustrators and Designers
Color Theory for Artists, Designers, and the Color Curious
Screen-printing: A to Z

How to Apply

To apply to the Graphic Design certificate program, complete our online application via Slideroom. There is a $35 application fee. Payment is completed online when you submit your application.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, there is no deadline to apply. Our office will contact you within 2-3 weeks.

Program Costs

Tuition is $975 per course. The certificate consists of ten courses (10 x $975). You should expect to pay $9750 in tuition, plus the application fee ($35), for a total cost of $9785 for the certificate. This does not include the cost of the materials or supplies you may need to purchase. 


Wilkie Cook, Program Director

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