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 work alongside a team of faculty with extensive teaching experience and recognition in their field.

Required Courses

Fundamentals of 2-D Design (offered as Graphic Design Fundamentals in summer 2017)
Beginning Graphic Design
Introduction to Typography
Intermediate Graphic Design
Visualizing Information 

Suggested Elective Courses

Digital Photography I
Graphic Novel
Illustrator as Designer
Fundamentals in Interactive Design
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Introduction to Digital and Experimental Animation
Introduction to Web Design
Portfolio Prep for Illustrators and Designers
Screen-printing: The Whole Story
Introduction to Woodcut/Monoprint
Introduction to Intaglio and Etching

How to Apply

To apply to the Graphic Design Certificate program, complete our online application via Slideroom. There is a $35 application fee for our certificate programs. 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.


Email for all general questions.