Graphic & Interactive Design

Graphic and Interactive Design Certificate Program

Express your creativity, create engaging art, and inspire new ideas all through today’s most cutting edge software with a Graphic & Interactive Design Certificate (GIDC) from MWCC. Our certificate program will give you the knowledge and skills to create compelling designs for use in print, web, and interactive projects.

This certificate is meant for those with prior computer or web design knowledge who wish to upgrade and refresh their existing skills. Here, you will be able to build upon your current foundation in the technical aspects of graphic design and typography while enhancing the concepts of the creative process.

Apply Your Credits toward a Degree

At the end of your program, you will be ready to enhance your career in graphic design or to further your education into the Graphic & Interactive Design Associate’s Degree, where you would only need 12 more classes to get your degree!

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Learn the Tools to Express Your Ideas

You will work with the most current graphic and interactive design software, as well as industry standard computer technology in this program, such as:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
    • Photoshop
    • InDesign
    • Illustrator
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Basic Javascript

Composition and Creativity Combined

You will take classes in:

  • Design Theory
  • Web Design
  • Typography in Visual Communication
  • Digital Illustration
  • Digital Imaging

To complete your program, you will also choose from 2 electives in the GID program to tailor your education towards the skills you want to learn!

Job Outlook for Graphic Designers

As a graphic designer, you can make an average of $48,000* annually. Certified graphic designers with a strong portfolio, technical skills, and thorough understanding of design theory will stand out in a competitive market.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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