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Graphic Design

The Graphic Design Certificate prepares you to create digital and web designs which translate into applicable job skills.

Whether you are a beginner who is creating a portfolio for the first time or a more experienced designer who wants to upgrade your presenta­tion, this certificate program will teach you how best to present your unique identity and to learn how to put together a memo­rable portfolio that you can add to your resume. This comprehensive certificate consists of 13 required courses which provide students the theory and hands-on applications needed to succeed as a Graphic Designer.

Registration and Tuition

This Certificate consists of 13 required courses. Tuition is $4,950 plus a one time $20 registration fee, or you can register for each course individually, with a $20 registration fee per semester. To register for courses please click on the Course Browser/Registration. Click the button to view the Program Brochure.

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Due to new Dreamweaver software updates,  HTML has been added as a prerequisite beginning Summer 2014.

Payment Plan options are available. Students must register in person to enroll in a payment plan option. Certificate Students must visit or contact the registration office at 212-650-3850 Monday through Friday 9am-5pm to choose their class schedule per semester. Learn more about the benefits of registering for the entire certificate program.

Course Materials, Books, Software:  After 48 business hours following registration, you can be issued a student ID. With this ID a student can get a discount from, Adobe that now offers the iCloud: you pay a monthly student fee to have access to all Adobe products. Or you might be able to buy CS6 creative suite from Academic superstore.


Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester. There is a particular order you need to take the courses; you must take part 1 before part 2. The final courses are The Business of Graphic Design and Graphic Design: Making a Professional Portfolio.

 

Fall 2014 Schedule Day Time Dates
Adobe InDesign I, S1
Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm 9/10-10/15
Adobe InDesign I, S2 Wednesday 3:00-5:00pm 9/10-10/15
Adobe InDesign II Wednesday 7:40-9:40pm 10/29-12/10; Skips 11/26
Adobe Photoshop I, S1
Friday 5:30-7:30pm 9/12-10/17
Adobe Photoshop I, S2 Friday 3:00-5:00pm 9/12-10/17
Adobe Photoshop II Thursday 5:30-7:30pm 11/6-12/18; Skips 11/27
Adobe Illustrator I, S1
Thursday 5:30-7:30pm 9/11-10/16
Adobe Illustrator I, S2 Thursday 3:00-5:00pm 9/11-10/16
Adobe Illustrator II Thursday 7:40-9:40pm 11/6-12/18; Skips 11/27
Visual Design for Everyone, S1 Monday 5:30-7:30pm 9/15-11/24; Skips 10/13
Visual Design for Everyone, S2 Monday 3:15-5:15pm 9/15-11/24; Skips 10/13
HTML, S1 Tuesday 1:00-3:30pm 9/16-11/4
HTML, S2 Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm 9/16-11/18
Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver Sunday 10:00am-1:00pm 9/14-10/19; Skips 10/12
Introduction to Flash Thursday 7:40-9:40pm 9/11-10/23
Typography Tuesday 5:30-7:30pm 9/16-10/28
Graphic Design: Making a Professional Portfolio Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm 9/20-11/22
The Business of Graphic Design Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm 9/17-11/19

 

 

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