Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Graphic Design

MCAD is committed to helping you achieve your educational goals in the way that works best for you. Although the graphic design certificate program generally takes two years, there is flexibility within the program. Your advisor can help you develop a course pathway that works best with your schedule and other commitments.

Interested in gaining some foundation skills prior to completing your application? Here is a list of Continuing Education courses that are popular to take in advance.


Example Program Pathway

Fall Spring Summer
Design in Context3cr
Web Development:
HTML and CSS 3cr
InDesign WorkshopNA
Print Foundation3cr
Typography Foundation3cr
Illustrator WorkshopNA
Projects Studio3cr
Typography Studio3cr
Web Design: Principles3cr
Advanced Projects Studio3cr
Online Elective3cr
Professional Practice Seminar3cr


Course Descriptions

Required Courses 27
Total Credits 30