This one-year certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in various careers requiring commercial art and/or communication design production skills. They serve as a "behind the scenes" crew the creates what a consumer sees and uses with technology.
The program’s courses include the rapidly advancing technology of computer graphics and hands-on training in typography, layout production and design fundamentals. The credits acquired in this program are applicable toward the A.A.S. in Graphic Design.
Career OptionsAn recipient of an Interactive Design certificate will be able to look for work in producing graphic art, web/online design, and page layouts under the titles of "commericial art" or "communication design." According to Salary.com, entry-level designers earn between $40,000-$69,000 annually in the Newton, NJ area.