Do you have an eye for visual design? Do you have an interest in working with computers? If so, then HACC's Graphic Design certificate may be perfect for you!
After completing our certificate, you will have the knowledge and skills to obtain entry-level employment in the graphic design industry. Or, you can continue your education by completing our associate degree in Graphic and Interactive Design.
Our certificate program trains you how to operate industry-standard equipment and graphic software. Graduates can find employment in:
Individuals who are successful in this industry:
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You will be trained on proper use of industry-standard equipment and graphic software. Coursework requires you to assemble artwork that will serve to demonstrate your skills in digital imaging and layout design work, which can be used to obtain entry-level employment.
This certificate will prepare you to:
Our program is also accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), which is a specilaized accrediting agency for schools of art and design that is recognized by the United States Department of Education. Membership is gained only through the peer review process of accreditation.
Although this program is designed to lead directly into the workforce, you do have the ability to transfer your credits into HACC's associate degree in Graphic and Interactive Design. Once you have successful completion of a presentation/mini-portfolio review, you can transfer into HACC's AAS degree in Graphic & Interactive Design.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, please visit this webpage to review the most up-to-date details about how courses are being offered.
Yes! Thanks to the HACC Foundation, there are approximately 200 scholarships availableat www.hacc.edu/scholarships. Depending on the eligibility requirements, you can apply and potentially receive additional funds to help pay for your HACC education.
HACC holds classes in the spring, summer and fall. You can apply anytime by applying on our website and submitting your application online. When you apply, please include program code 2200, which is specific to this program. By including this unique code with your application, you can ensure you apply for your intended program.