Our Programs

 Find the Right Degree Program for You

Your path begins when you select the associates’ degree or certificate program that best supports your goals. Each Visual Communication program offers experienced instructors, current best practices, and industry-standard tools.

Graphic Design

Do you notice visual style everywhere? Are you selective about what fonts to use? Do you buy books because of their covers? Graphic design may be the career for you! Develop a mastery of visual language to convey messages, define and express a brand’s unique style, and influence your audience.

The Graphic Design program also offers an enhanced certificate in software tools.

Launch your career as a professional…

  • Art director
  • Design director
  • Environmental designer
  • Web designer
  • Production designer
  • Graphic designer
  • Publication designer
  • Identity designer

Graphic Media Production

You’ll work closely with graphic designers and art directors to provide the technical expertise required to transform print and digital media designs into reality. Courses in this program provide students rigorous training in industry-standard software and tools, as well as instruction in prepress and digital production.

Launch your career as a professional…

  • Production Manager
  • Production Designer
  • Production Specialist
  • Prepress Technician
  • Prepress and Digital Print Production
  • Prepress Specialist
  • Production Artist

Visual Design

Working closely with user experience designers and coders, you’ll use color, typography, imagery, shapes, and form to design the visual experience of websites, apps, and other screen-based platforms.

The Visual Design program also offers an enhanced certificate in software tools.

Launch your career as a professional…

  • Application Designer 
  • Visual Designer
  • Web Designer
  • User Interface Designer
  • Interaction Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Creative Director
  • Digital Designer
  • Interactive Art Director

User Experience Design (UX)

If the visual designer creates the appearance of interactive interfaces, the UX (user experience) designer determines what the interactions are and how to present them to ensure success. You’ll learn how to create an interactive experience that we all want: efficient, intuitive, and full of delight.

Launch your career as a professional…

  • UX Designer
  • UX Strategist
  • UX Researcher
  • Product Designer
  • Information Architect
  • User Interface Designer

Questions about which is the right program for you? Email the Program Advisor.