Summary

The Computer Graphics Foundation certificate is designed to provide knowledge and skills that are essential building blocks in the field of Graphic Design. All courses within this certificate are also part of a AAAS degree in Graphic Design.

Completion Award
Certificate of Completion
Length of Study
20 Credits
Starting Quarter
Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Location
On Campus

Prepare for entry-level positions and course studies in desktop publishing, graphic design, illustration, electronic paste-up and in scanning or manipulating visual images.

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Graduates are hired as Production assistant, paste-up assistant, design staff, graphics, image or photograph preparation and customer service representative.

Potential employers include: Advertising agencies, publication houses, printing departments, news agencies and print shops.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

(does not include additional program or course fees, books, or supply costs)

Per Quarter 
2020-2021
WA-Resident Non-WA resident, US citizen
Online Only
Non-WA resident,
US citizen, &
Eligible non-citizen

On Campus
Non-WA resident
Non-US citizen¹
1 credit $152.13 $166.72 $243.46  $330.00
5 credits $631.60 $706.40 $1,090.10 $1,522.80
12 credits (full-time) $1,359.08 $1,510.28 $2,283.78 $3,156.04
15 credits  $1,524.20 $1,677.80 $2,460.45 $3,343.00


¹ Includes all International Students, both on campus and overseas online

Additional Program Fees
Approximately $60 - $200 per quarter, depending on courses selected

Ways to pay for school

Federal aid, scholarships, grants, and more are available to help you pay for school.

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