Certificate in Desktop Publishing
Kentucky Community and Technical College System

Program Details

The Certificate in Desktop Publishing program from Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) is an online writing degree.  This certificate provides the knowledge and skills students need to publish a wide range of printed material for businesses and organizations.  Courses in this writing program explore such topics as:

  • Writing & Editing
  • Information Systems
  • Document Formatting
  • Business Graphics
  • Presentation Graphics

Each student must designate a KCTCS college as their Home College.  Online courses for this writing degree are delivered by different KCTCS colleges, and the Home College accepts all system-wide online courses delivered by other KCTCS colleges.


  • High school transcript or GED transcript
  • ACT, SAT, COMPASS, Wonderlic, or KYOTE test scores
  • College transcripts, if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges