Undergraduate Programs at Sessions College

Undergraduate Certificate Programs

Browse our range of undergraduate certificate programs below. When you are ready to enroll, chat with an Advisor or head over to Undergraduate Certificate Admissions.

Graphic Design Undergraduate Certificate

Our Undergraduate Certificate in Graphic Design provides a foundation in graphic design for print designers. In the two semester, credit-bearing program, you'll gain an understanding of the fundamentals of color, typography, and composition and how to apply them using today's design software tools Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

Web Design Undergraduate Certificate

The Undergraduate Certificate in Web Design provides an excellent foundation in coding and visual design for the web. In our two semester 24-credit program, you'll learn the fundamentals of Photoshop, Illustrator, color, layout, and typography, and apply this knowledge in your interactive projects. Students learn how to design responsive, interactive websites for mobile and desktop applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the popular new Bootstrap framework. Get expert feedback on your coding and visual designs as you tackle exciting web design projects.

Digital Media Certificate

Our Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Media program provides an introduction to computer graphics, video, and motion graphics design. In the two semester, credit-bearing program, you'll develop a fundamental knowledge of digital imaging and illustration, and explore how to animate your artwork in digital video, After Effects, and Adobe Animate.

Illustration Certificate

Our Undergraduate Certificate in Illustration provides a thorough foundation in digital and traditional illustration for computer artists. In just two semesters, you'll gain an understanding of the fundamentals of vector graphics, still life and figure drawing, color theory, composition, painting, and how to implement these concepts using today's digital arts software tools Photoshop and Illustrator. You'll also gain an invaluable introduction to the practices and workflows of commercial illustrators.

Advertising Design Certificate

Our Undergraduate Certificate in Advertising Design provides a foundation in print and digital advertising. In just two semesters, you'll develop an understanding of both the fundamentals of design—color theory, composition, typography, layout—and the application of those fundamentals in today's design software tools Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. You'll study how to create advertising and marketing campaigns that connect with consumers, using the principles of concept development and copywriting.

Digital Photography Certificate

The Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Photography will provide students with a foundation in the skills required to practice as a professional photographer. In a two semester, credit-bearing program, students will gain experience in a wide range of professional photography scenarios and proficiency in using Photoshop and Lightroom for digital imaging and asset management.

Print Design Certificate

The Undergraduate Certificate in Print Design will provide experienced students with advanced training in the software and techniques essential to employment in the graphic design for-print industry. Students entering the program are expected to have a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, as they will be building upon the basics and expanding into advanced tools and skill sets.

Advanced Web Design Certificate

In the Undergraduate Certificate in Advanced Web Design you can take your front-end web design skills to the next level. The program will provide you with advanced training in software, design, and coding skills for the web design field. Students entering the program are expected to have completed the Undergraduate Certificate in Web Design or have equivalent experience.*

In the program, you will hone your Photoshop and Illustrator skills and deepen your knowledge of Bootstrap, CSS/Flexbox, and JavaScript/JQuery. Classes in Wordpress, portfolio design, and accessibility will help you extend your web design services. You will graduate with a range of completed web site projects.

* Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Bootstrap, as well as a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Dreamweaver.


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