Advanced Graphic Design Certificate
Learn Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Visual Design
Our Advanced Graphic Design Certificate focuses on high demand graphic design skills. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud and visual design has become an essential skill set for marketing professionals and designers. Learn graphic design today!
Inside Our Curriculum
Focus on Real-World Skills
Certificate Programs at Digital Workshop Center are designed to teach you how to improve your skills in a real-world setting. DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor while also performing all of the tasks to help you learn.
The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve your daily productivity.
To learn more about what to expect, download our welcome guide and get started.
Support & Mentoring
The classes within the Advanced Graphic Design Certificate are offered in an accelerated bootcamp format in an online trade school envrionment. Bootcamp style classes are balanced by small group sizes.
Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.
Each class is eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.
Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.
Why Digital Workshop Center?
of program graduates last year from unemployed to employed.
months avg to find employment after graduation
average increase in salary of certificate program students
career counseling and mentoring services included
Always Live | Hands-On | Small Class Sizes | Expert Instructors | Streaming Online
*program statistics compiled from DWC enrollment report (2019-2021)
Graphic design certificate programs to add high-demand skills
Essential Career Skills
From digital marketing to graphic design to web design, there are more careers that need to use graphic design skills than ever before. The tech skills that have become industry leaders for the visual design industry are Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Adobe programs provide user-friendly interfaces and comprehensive features for any project. In addition to graphic design courses, the Advanced Graphic Design Certificate program includes design fundamentals soft skills classes to teach you the language of graphics and to see the difference that elevates today’s modern designs.
The Advanced Graphic Design Certificate program includes one-on-one mentoring throughout your classroom training, as well as one month of support after the end of each class and one year for a free re-take of the same class.
Programs at DWC also include a Capstone project option for additional one-on-one portfolio building opportunities.
In an effort to gain current insight into UX design, SEO and Analytics, I enrolled in courses at Digital Workshop Center. Their staff consists of individuals currently practicing in the industry, they are engaging and professional – and will go the extra mile to help you reach your professional goals. If you are looking to advance your skill set, I would highly recommend them for your professional development.
What Skills Will You Learn?
Classes Included in the Advanced Graphic Design Certificate
You must complete all classes below to earn enough credit towards certification
- 95 class hours are required to complete this certificate program.
- Additional hours outside of class will also be assigned.
- Manage your own schedule to complete all of the necessary coursework within this program.
Speak to a student advisor to receive a training plan with a customized program schedule.
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DWC Payment Plans
No interest and no monthly fees. 12, 18, and 24-month plans available. $75 one-time administrative fee applicable to all payment plans.
$214/mo (24 months)
$285/mo (18 months)
$428/mo (12 months)
Full Tuition (with package discount)
Pay your full program tuition upfront and receive an additional $200 package discount.
when you pay in full upfront
For U.S. Veterans and their families, DWC programs are eligible for GI Bill education benefit funding.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- Understand principles of visual design
- Speak clearly with other designers using vocabulary and concepts of design
- Edit images using advanced Adobe Photoshop techniques
- Create logos and branding materials with Adobe Illustrator
- Design complex layouts for longer documents using Adobe InDesign
- Integrate Adobe programs using Adobe CC libraries
- Design a real-world graphic design project with one-on-one help from a mentor
- One-on-one job search and resume writing assistance with a career coach
When can I start?
Program classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis throughout the year, typically every 8-12 weeks. You may start with any program class as long as prerequisites are met.
How long is this program?
The average length to complete the Advanced Graphic Design certificate program is 6 months. Total length may vary based on the pace in which you schedule your classes.
Each certificate program allows one year to be completed, but, depending on your pace of learning and skill level, you may move as fast or as slow as you like within that time frame. DWC works on a rolling enrollment system and provides flexible scheduling options so you can choose the classes that best fit your life.
At DWC, each Certificate Program is comprised of many stand-alone classes and a Capstone project. Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.
Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.
Stand-alone classes within your program also include:
- Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
- Lesson files
- One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
- 30 days of technical support
- Certificate of Completion
Certificate Programs & Bootcamps
Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional training specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.
Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.
Talk to a student advisor to learn more about specific details on each class or program.
Payment & financial aid options
DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education. None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties.
If you are interested in scholarship opportunities, speak with a student advisor and discsuss eligibility requirements.
Or learn more about flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.
Click here to learn more about financial aid options and get started.
What career services do you offer?
For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career counselor.
Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program. Our expert career advisors will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path. Your success is our success.
Talk to a student advisor to discuss career coaching options today.
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