Associate in Applied Science

This associate's degree program prepares students for a career as a graphic designer. Graphic designers are specialists in the field of visual communication, trained to communicate, inform, instruct or sell. Students will gain skills in the principles of graphic design, publication design, interface and mobile design by working on a variety of projects that focus on theory, concept development, typography and production techniques that culminate in the production of a portfolio.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

Career Outlook

Students go on to work in advertising agencies, design firms, marketing and public relations companies, and become freelancers.