1. Create Tomorrow - in Graphic Design

      In the Associate of Science Degree Program in Graphic Design, students learn the skills and techniques of computer graphics, electronic imaging and production using scanners, digital cameras and computer-based hardware and software.

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      Enhance Your Graphic Design Skills

      Look around you. Chances are right now you are looking at something that was impacted by a graphic designer. From product packaging to advertising, to the internet and TV to newspapers, magazines and everywhere in between, graphic designers fill many of the spaces of our visual world with their creativity.

      In the Associate of Science Degree Program in Graphic Design at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division, students will learn the skills and techniques of computer graphics, electronic imaging and production using scanners, digital cameras and computer-based hardware and software (such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator) and all the other essential skills to begin a career in the design field.

      Students in this program will be taught both the technical skills and the business skills necessary to be effective in this field, with an emphasis placed on learning skills and techniques of computer graphics, electronic imaging and production.

      Career Portrait

      According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), “Employment of graphic designers is projected to increase by 13 percent from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations. […] With the increased use of the Internet, designers will be needed to create designs and images for portable devices, websites, electronic publications, and video entertainment media.”

      The BLS also notes, “Many talented individuals are attracted to careers as graphic designers. Prospects will be best for job applicants with website design and other interactive media experience.”

      Source:http://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/graphic-designers.htm

      Accreditation

      The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

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