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Digital Design Certificate

All classes offered online! Digital Design provides fundamental training for anyone who needs to create compelling visual designs.  This certificate focuses on the basic tools and techniques of computer-based digital imaging, design and publication, including photo editing/manipulation, graphical elements creation (raster and vector), typography, layout design and basic animation.  Whether designing newsletters, websites, presentations, reports or outreach materials, this certificate will help introduce you to essential tools and ideas.  

About Certificates:

Certificates are a collection of complimentary courses focused on a theme, skill or technology.┬áThese programs provide specific expertise which expand a student’s education.


Relevant for:

Undergraduates and graduate students are welcome to enroll from any academic discipline or professional field. No pre-requisites are required.

  • Students generating persuasive documents,
  • Staff working on public-facing projects,
  • Faculty building course content and research reports,
  • Community members (such as entrepreneurs, publicists, and marketers) creating projects, advertisements and presentations.

Course of Study

GDSN 149 Digital Imaging I (3 credits)

MART 255 Photoshop Art & Design (3 credits)

MART 256 Illustrator: Vector Design & Layout (3 credits)

GDSN 231 Graphic Design Applications (3 credits)

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