Graphic Design Certificate

Career Certificate
Cost
$6,649*

Communicate inspiring ideas

Create visual concepts

Gain professional front-end design and marketing experience with this Certificate in Graphic Design. Then, if you want to learn more, choose from other advanced learning opportunities with related associate degrees in digital media.

Your coursework prepares you for immediate work in industries such as digital media, print, publishing, advertising and manufacturing.

Get experience:

  • Producing website layouts
  • Assembling final layouts for print vendors
  • Developing packaging design and marketing
  • Creating wide-format graphics, signage and custom vinyl decals
  • Assembling final layouts for print vendors
  • Researching new design concepts

What can you do with a certificate in Graphic Design?

This certificate prepares you to start work or continue your education in graphic design, communications, digital media or related fields.

Highlights

  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1 Year

    Full-time students finish in 1 year.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    DMD 113 2
    DMD 121 3
    DMD 174 3
    ART 149 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 113
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 174
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ART 149
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    DMD 116 3
    DMD 125 3
    DMD 273 3
    DMD 279 3
    • Course Code DMD 116
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 125
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 273
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code DMD 279
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

26


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Digital Media and Design at CLC

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This certificate is just one possible way to study Digital Media and Design. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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Frequently asked questions

*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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