Our online Graphic Design Certificate programs are designed to get you started in this fun and fast-paced design industry. Stay on the cutting edge with a Graphic Design Certificate that will enable you to build a body of creative projects that showcase your talents. The online Professional Certificate program builds a foundation in design theory and software that challenges you to create logo designs, poster designs, and work in other key areas of the field. With online graphic design courses that focus on creativity and technique, beginning and advanced students alike can sharpen their skills.
Course topics in the online Professional Certificate program include digital design, fundamentals of typography and the letterform, logo design, page layout and magazine layout, and poster design. Advanced Certificate students build on the Professional foundation with additional graphic design courses in print design, brand identity, or other concentration areas with classes in print production, advanced typography, packaging design, and more.
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The Graphic Design Certificate is led by Department Head Boris Margolin and a team of dedicated certificate program faculty members who are working print design and identity design professionals.
"As a teacher, my goal is to get students to apply themselves visually and creatively. The result of that creativity is most often a memorable and effective design solution." Read Boris Margolin's full Graphic Design Department Head welcome message.
The Graphic Design Certificate is built around core graphic design courses with program standards that guide your online graphic design classes and ensure that you build a foundation necessary for professional work.
To meet program goals and complete your graphic design projects, you'll need computer hardware and software. Be sure to review the requirements. When you're ready to apply to an online Graphic Design Certificate program, visit the Certificate Admissions area or talk to an Admissions Advisor directly:
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