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Associate Degrees in Digital Design

An associate’s degree typically takes around two years to complete. This degree often acts as a jumping off point for other higher education degrees, such as a bachelor’s degree. But more than that, it’s a great, fast way to gain a leg up in finding a career in a specific field of study. There are many degree options when it comes to anything related to computers and technology,… Read more

An associate’s degree typically takes around two years to complete. This degree often acts as a jumping off point for other higher education degrees, such as a bachelor’s degree. But more than that, it’s a great, fast way to gain a leg up in finding a career in a specific field of study.

There are many degree options when it comes to anything related to computers and technology, but what is an associate degree in digital design? It’s a two-year degree that focuses on elements of graphic design. Students will study such things as digital imaging and computer graphics. Topics in mixed media and certain art theories will usually be covered in order to develop essential technological and theoretical skills that can be translated to work in the field of graphic design.

The skills taught and honed during the completion of an associate degree in digital design are meant to prepare students for the wide variety of work available in the world of art, media, and technology. An associate’s degree is fitting for an entry-level position and is also a great way to start the pursuit of further education.

The cost of getting an associate’s degree varies from college to college. Students should look into options as they relate specifically to their field of study, as the range of programs and their cost is large.

Graduates with an associate degree in digital design can pursue entry-level jobs as graphic designers, production artists, gallery assistants, and things of the like. The design field and the field of art expands to everything from development firms and marketing companies to sign makers and photo retouchers. The value of digital design degree lies within its versatility.

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Brookdale Community College
Middletown, USA

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, an ... +

Whether you want to learn rendering, modeling, storyboarding, editing, or electronic game design, our degree programs will provide you with first-class training and skills, and valuable experience in the world of digital animation. Our program also offers the first two years of a bachelor degree in Animation and 3D design. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
08 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Green Bay, USA

Creative design professionals combine artistic abilities with technical knowledge to create designs used in print and electronic media. During your studies, you will create, m ... +

Creative design professionals combine artistic abilities with technical knowledge to create designs used in print and electronic media. During your studies, you will create, maintain and present a professional portfolio showcasing your finest work. -
Associate Degree
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Lorain County Community College
Elyria, USA

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you the ... +

Digital fabrication is a process that uses rapid prototyping and CAD/CAM software equipment to create objects from CAD drawings. The digital fabrication program gives you the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an entry-level technician. You’ll get hands-on experience with both subtractive and additive digital fabrication tools for tasks such as prototyping, proof-of-concept exploration, and rapid tooling. You will also apply 2D, 3D, and electronics design to create integrated electro-mechanical systems. -
Associate of Applied Science Associate Degrees
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 

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Southern Technical College
Fort Myers, USA

Develop your creative flair and turn your artistic talents into a career with our Digital Design course. This program places an emphasis on developing your capacity for critic ... +

Develop your creative flair and turn your artistic talents into a career with our Digital Design course. This program places an emphasis on developing your capacity for critical thinking and helping you gain skills like perception, interpretation and inventiveness while you gain an understanding of digital design business practices. In the graphic design courses, you have the opportunity to learn industry standard... -
Associate Degree
Full-time
88 weeks
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Pima Community College
Tucson, USA +6 More

Prepare for a career in television, film, video or other media. Courses cover filming, editing, production, design, lighting, script writing and photography. Students also hav ... +

Prepare for a career in television, film, video or other media. Courses cover filming, editing, production, design, lighting, script writing and photography. Students also have internship opportunities. Students seeking to transfer into a digital/film arts program at a university should pursue an Associate of Arts degree... -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Laney College
Oakland, USA

Laney College's Machine Technology focused Digital Fabrication Technology Program prepares graduates for modern Digital Fabrication, and Advanced Manufacturing careers in indu ... +

Laney College's Machine Technology focused Digital Fabrication Technology Program prepares graduates for modern Digital Fabrication, and Advanced Manufacturing careers in industrial art, custom installation, and parts manufacturing shops. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Illinois Valley Community College
Oglesby, USA

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD or CADD) technicians use special computer software programs to create drawings and sketches. They may draw objects ranging from simple ... +

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CAD or CADD) technicians use special computer software programs to create drawings and sketches. They may draw objects ranging from simple parts to complex building designs or even small electronics components. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Flint Hills Technical College
Emporia, USA

Students completing the program will gain cross-platform skills and a complete understanding of the production pipeline (workflow process), including digital video production, ... +

Students completing the program will gain cross-platform skills and a complete understanding of the production pipeline (workflow process), including digital video production, interactive presentations, and media for multiple formats/devices and web content. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
BHDI Beverly Hills Design Institute
Beverly Hills, USA

The Associate of Arts Degree in Pattern Design program prepares students to use detailed body measurements to draft master flat patterns in today’s production operations. Tech ... +

The Associate of Arts Degree in Pattern Design program prepares students to use detailed body measurements to draft master flat patterns in today’s production operations. Techniques to be used in the program include French couture tailoring and French couture draping. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Arkansas State University - Beebe
Beebe, USA +4 More

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) is a hands-on based degree program using a wide variety of CADD software packages, including Autodesk products like AutoCAD, Civil 3D ... +

Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD) is a hands-on based degree program using a wide variety of CADD software packages, including Autodesk products like AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Inventor, and Revit, Dassault Systèmes' SolidWorks, and Creo (formerly known as ProEngineer). -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Northern Oklahoma College
Tonkawa, USA

The Digital Media Animation and Design program is designed to provide new opportunities for creative artists in the growing field of digital media. This direct-to-workforce pr ... +

The Digital Media Animation and Design program is designed to provide new opportunities for creative artists in the growing field of digital media. This direct-to-workforce program will prepare individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate their ideas through the area of advanced computer graphics. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Maricopa Community Colleges (Chandler-Gilbert College)
Arizona City, USA

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Illustration and Sequential Art is designed for the student who wishes to develop an area of specialization in illustration and comic ... +

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Illustration and Sequential Art is designed for the student who wishes to develop an area of specialization in illustration and comics and sequential art. -
Associate of Applied Science
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 11 semesters
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Florida Gateway College
Lake City, USA

The Digital Media and Design A.S. prepares students to become digital content creators in a world that are constantly being shaped by technology. You’ll study digital art, ani ... +

The Digital Media and Design A.S. prepares students to become digital content creators in a world that are constantly being shaped by technology. You’ll study digital art, animation, motion graphics, drawing/design theories, digital photography, video production, and more in our program. -
Associate of Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Lansdale School Of Business
North Wales, USA

Computer graphic students use their talents to create realistic and abstract works or images. The student will be prepared to create advertising brochures, newspaper advertise ... +

Computer graphic students use their talents to create realistic and abstract works or images. The student will be prepared to create advertising brochures, newspaper advertisements, reports, and newsletters for both internal and external distribution for various businesses. -
Associate Degree
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Central Maine Community College
Auburn, USA

The Graphic Communications program will provide you with broad exposure to graphic design and digital imaging technologies. Get hands-on experience in studio photography, wide ... +

The Graphic Communications program will provide you with broad exposure to graphic design and digital imaging technologies. Get hands-on experience in studio photography, wide format printing, screen printing, vinyl cutting, and digital printing. -
Associate of Applied Science
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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