Graphic Design Certificate

Earning a graphic design certificate has proven to be very advantageous for many of our graduates. Obtaining one can provide you with with a pin-pointed focus of experience leading to various permanent, full-time positions as well as professional advancement.

What Will I Learn?

You will learn skills and competency in layout, typography and image preparation (both photographic and graphic). Students in this program design and produce a professional-level portfolio demonstrating an understanding of the field of graphic design encompassing page layout and typographic principles in addition to the principles of design and aesthetics.

Core courses focus on:

  • Developing proficiency in design aesthetics
  • Advancing and communicating a visual message
  • Print production and presentation of visual solutions
  • Developing a personal visual language and style

What are the requirements for this degree?

There are 18 credits required in this program.

The Undergraduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Our design students gain jobs in design firms, commercial illustration, corporate design, trade show display and environmental design and in many other design-related fields. Our graduates have also been known to pursue further education in the field.

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

Our resources and technology are all state-of-the art including a complete color controlled print production facility. We have the capability to produce the finest quality fine art and design prints that rival metropolitan markets.