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Graphic Designer

Program Overview

This prestigious two-year degree program is a creative career track that imparts occupational skills in the creation and production of promotional materials for print, multimedia and the Web, including the selection and arrangement of text and graphic elements to communicate a message. A comprehensive graphic design curriculum of studio projects leads to an extensive portfolio that empowers graduates to become viable job candidates in the field.

MDC’s Graphic Design program offers students hands-on experience and a solid academic background. Our state-of-the-art design labs are equipped with the latest computers and software, printers, and scanners for digital imaging. All classes taught by experienced instructors with advanced degrees and industry experience.

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Program Details

All courses focus on "hands on" training. The program includes Internships with established graphic design studios, publishing companies and marketing firms.

  • Page layout software
  • Illustration and photo editing software
  • Graphic design theory and principles
  • Production and studio projects
  • Page layout software
  • Printing and graphic arts
  • Portfolio preparation

Career Prospects

Graphic designers may work either as freelance artists or in ad agencies, design studios, in-house art departments, magazine and newspaper publishing houses, and many other areas. Their work can span a range of responsibilities such as:

  • Art Director
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator
  • Commercial and Industrial Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Desktop Publisher

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