The difference is design.
Graphic Design is all around us through visual communication and advertising. Graphic Design is a profession that evolves with advances in digital technology and online mediums. Designers learn how to think creatively, communicate visually, and enable positive user experiences through problem-solving. Students work with industry standard graphic design tools and apply them in all graphic design studio projects. The certificate in graphic design is a stand-alone program and may be taken by any student regardless of major, or may be selected by a variety of majors as part of their degree. The Graphic Design certificate teaches students the basics of design principles and technical skills. This certificate prepares students for entry-level career opportunities in the graphic design studios, advertising agencies, interaction design agencies, and in-house designer positions from various businesses. Depending on the employer, location, education level, and experience, graphic designers can earn favorable salaries.
Is it for you?
This program will be a good fit if you:
- Have strong skills in art and design
- Love working with technology
- Have an eye for design
- Have a creative, expressive, curious personality
- Have excellent leadership and communication skills
- Social media specialist
- Web/Interactive designer
- Production designer
- UI designer
- UX designer
- Illustrator/multimedia illustrator
- Visual designer
- Digital designer
- Content designer