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Graphic Design Certificate
You're just ten courses away from unmatched skills and a killer portfolio.
Our courses are designed for motivated working adults who can commit evenings and weekends to a challenging, respected program that will maximize their creative potential and differentiate them in their careers. The two-year program starts in the fall and covers design principles, typography, ideation, workflow management, and much more. Courses >
Small classes mean more focus on you. Class sizes are limited, enabling your instructors to give personal feedback on every assignment. All of our faculty are experienced professionals, and most of them are actively working in the field. Faculty >
Our curriculum is designed to help you master content and develop your skills in the most effective way possible. Most students attend one class in our beautiful facilities two evenings a week and another online, with optional workshops on the weekend. All courses feature the latest technology for flexibility and continuous learning. Online Learning >
Your two-year investment will give you a tangible result: a professional portfolio that's ready for prime time. You’ll create an impressive, integrated range of work containing identity systems, print pieces, multi-page publications, and web design. You’ll also be confident presenting your work, thanks to an in-depth critique with a committee of professional designers after your first year of the program. Program Review >
Talented, skilled designers are in high demand. With a great portfolio and the connections you develop at MCAD, you’ll stand out to art directors, recruiters, and everyone else in the creative world. Careers >