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Many individuals who seek to gain a leg up on competition in the workforce opt to complete a certificate. Professional certificates are offered at many colleges, universities and other educational institutions and can often be completed within a year or less. What is a Certificate in Graphic Design? This program centers on the study of the technologies, philosophies and principles of visual and gr… Read more

Many individuals who seek to gain a leg up on competition in the workforce opt to complete a certificate. Professional certificates are offered at many colleges, universities and other educational institutions and can often be completed within a year or less.

What is a Certificate in Graphic Design? This program centers on the study of the technologies, philosophies and principles of visual and graphic design. Students can learn the fundamentals of display graphics, and learn to further appreciate the cultural values of the visual arts. Some of the courses that may be offered include product presentation, marketing, decorative arts, digital media, three-dimensional studies, print media, photography and portfolio development.

One of the many advantages of earning Certificate in Graphic Design is that it can broaden your knowledge of the design industry and it can enhance or teach you art-related skills. At some companies, earning a professional certificate can help you achieve a higher salary or wage. Upon completion of this program, students can be more prepared for a career in the visual, design or fine arts industries.

The tuition fees and program duration will vary depending on the field of study, institution and the country in which the school is located. Interested students should contact the school directly to find out if the program is a good fit and for more information.

Graphic designers are often in high demand at various institutions. Graduates of the program can find suitable employment in private or public sectors at both large and small enterprises. Other than becoming a graphic designer, some possible job positions include layout editor or page designer for a newspaper or magazine, book cover designer, and marketing or creative director. With continued higher education, individuals can teach art and design at a college, university or school district.

At most institutions, courses are offered part time, full time and online for more schedule flexibility. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Manipal Academy of Higher Education Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Certificate Course in Graphics and Multimedia offers these benefits: access to state-of-the-art lab facilities, multimedia lab, sound studio, post-production and video edi ... +

The Certificate Course in Graphics and Multimedia offers these benefits: access to state-of-the-art lab facilities, multimedia lab, sound studio, post-production and video editing facilities. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
VCampus Global
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

Certificate programs are very important in the industry because they show that you have received highly specialized training in Graphic Designing. This is a certification prog ... +

Certificate programs are very important in the industry because they show that you have received highly specialized training in Graphic Designing. This is a certification program for validating your experience and skills -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
Sep 2020
Online
 
Warsaw School of Photography & Graphic Design
Warsaw, Poland

These studies are offered only by the Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design. No additional courses are required in painting, drawing and related subjects. They allow ... +

These studies are offered only by the Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design. No additional courses are required in painting, drawing and related subjects. They allow the student to have more time to concentrate in their area of interest. The student is granted a Certificate or a Diploma by the Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design. This Diploma is not accredited by the Polish Ministry of Research and Higher Education and is not equivalent to a B.A. However, the Diploma, the thesis and any other quality work accomplished by students during their stay at our School allows them to build a significant portfolio which opens the doors to get employment in their area of interest. A Certificate is granted after one or two years of studies. A Diploma is granted after three years of studies and the presentation of a qualified set of works. It normally lasts three years and is concentrated on the Graphic Design courses offered by the Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design. Professionals and artistic students from other schools or universities who want to deepen their knowledge, develop their visual sensitivity and perfect their craftmanship may enroll in our Professional and Artistic Programme for a year or two. They may select an individual programme of studies provided the specific chosen courses are not scheduled at the same time. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Kensington and Chelsea College
London, United Kingdom

An introduction to using Photoshop to create contemporary-looking fashion illustrations and express your design ideas. This course is suitable for all those who are interested ... +

An introduction to using Photoshop to create contemporary-looking fashion illustrations and express your design ideas. This course is suitable for all those who are interested in fashion and wish to build up a portfolio. -
Certificate
Part-time
10 weeks
English
Campus
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

Before taking this InDesign course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create ... +

Before taking this InDesign course, you should have a basic understanding of your computers operating system. For example, you should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CD and other media. -
Certificate
Part-time
5 days
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
ITECOM Art Design Paris
Paris, France

Level III RNCP Title. Training available in initial training, continuing education and on-the-job training. Publishing press and advertising, search standalone graphic, perfec ... +

Level III RNCP Title. Training available in initial training, continuing education and on-the-job training. Publishing press and advertising, search standalone graphic, perfectly mastering the DTP tool, with true creative qualities, a strong sense of the print layout and sensitivity to webdesign. ITECOM aims to train you professionally, on a year to become a complete graphic designer and graphic designer, able to carry and manage all types of work. -
Certificate
Full-time
French
Campus
 
Polk State College
Lakeland, USA +3 More

The Graphic Design Certificate program provides students with a strong foundation in digital media that empowers them to adapt and respond to changing trends in graphic design ... +

The Graphic Design Certificate program provides students with a strong foundation in digital media that empowers them to adapt and respond to changing trends in graphic design. This program allows students to engage in practical, hands-on, realistic projects using the latest technologies, software, and equipment to produce cutting-edge projects that communicate effectively and persuasively. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
VCampus Global
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

The Certificate in 3D Design places emphasis on contemporary issues in design, exploration, and experimentation through the experience of a variety of design methods, techniqu ... +

The Certificate in 3D Design places emphasis on contemporary issues in design, exploration, and experimentation through the experience of a variety of design methods, techniques, processes, and materials. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
Sep 2020
Online
 
Warsaw School of Photography & Graphic Design
Warsaw, Poland

The Postgraduate in Graphic Design is taught by the faculty of the Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design and the Higher School of Art.

The Postgraduate in Graphic Design is taught by the faculty of the Warsaw School of Photography and Graphic Design and the Higher School of Art. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

In this course, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe InDesign. We will teach you how to integrate Photoshop and Illustrator artwork into your InDesign do ... +

In this course, you will learn about the most advanced techniques in Adobe InDesign. We will teach you how to integrate Photoshop and Illustrator artwork into your InDesign documents, creating interactive PDFs with a table of contents. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

At this course, you will learn a number of functions and tools needed to create basic vector illustrations. We will be looking at creating documents, explore graphic sizes, im ... +

At this course, you will learn a number of functions and tools needed to create basic vector illustrations. We will be looking at creating documents, explore graphic sizes, image resolutions, colour concepts and design principles. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to a ... +

During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated including the most commonly used effects and transformations to modify and improve your designs. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

This fast-track Illustrator course is for designers and budding developers new to the Illustrator environment, or those that have not had formal training.

This fast-track Illustrator course is for designers and budding developers new to the Illustrator environment, or those that have not had formal training. -
Certificate
Part-time
5 days
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

This class is for advanced users of Illustrator with firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techni ... +

This class is for advanced users of Illustrator with firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application. On this course, we learn the most advanced techniques and lots of best practices. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through to intermediate techni ... +

This Photoshop course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Photoshop effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through to intermediate techniques to get the most out of your experience. You will use Adobe Photoshop tools for painting, retouching and enhancing images. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 

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