Certificate in Visual Communications
American Public University System

Program Details

American Public University offers an online Certificate in Visual Communications. Courses introduce students to the fundamentals of graphic design, animation, and image processing and storage.

Students will learn how to provide interactive digital experiences with moving text and graphics. Classes also provide an introduction to website design and development. Graduates can pursue CIW Web Design Specialist certification.

The curriculum includes studies of:

  • Image enhancement using Adobe Photoshop
  • Design using Adobe InDesign
  • Illustration and design using Adobe Illustrator
  • Web development
  • User interface design

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Additional Materials May Be Requested