Program Overview

The Web and Graphic Design program from Wake Technical Community College includes courses that focus on art and design as well as photography, copywriting, print and web design, client relations, and social media. In addition to these subjects, students will also participate in computer courses that aim to cover industry-standard software and technologies: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, CSS, InDesign, and Edge.

In this program, creativity and technology combine to prepare students for the wide variety of job opportunities in this exciting field. Graduates should become potential employees who are artistic and skilled in industry-standard computer graphics and Web design software, with strong people skills for working with clients. Course topics in the online professional certificate program include digital design, fundamentals of typography and the letterform, logo design, page layout and magazine layout, and poster design.

Students in this program will also aim to build on a professional foundation with additional graphic design courses in print design, brand identity, or other concentration areas with classes in print production, advanced typography, and packaging design. Wake Technical also provides cutting-edge iMac and PC computer labs for students’ use in an effort to prepare them for future careers. Students who complete the Web and Graphics Design program may be qualified to enter a broad variety of interrelated fields utilizing digital media.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Wake Technical Community College, also known as Wake Tech, is a 2-year community college and technical training institute, with campus locations through Wake County, NC. Wake Tech was founded as the Wake County Industrial Education Center in 1958. The institution received its current name in 1987. The academic and training programs at Wake Tech are built on the values of respect, responsibility, critical thinking, accountability, collaboration and communication.

    Wake Tech offers diplomas, certificates, and associate's degrees. Wake Tech offers an online learning program that provides an alternative to taking classes in the traditional classroom environment. Wake Tech’s online programs include degrees, diplomas, and certificates.


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