Take your art to the next level by finding the right graphic design program for your talents. The graphic design classes at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Online Division are designed to help you launch or enhance your career in commercial digital graphic design.
In our graphic design classes, you will have the opportunity to learn the industry-related skills and techniques of computer graphics, electronic imaging and production. In addition, our graphic design courses utilize scanners, digital cameras, computer-based hardware and software (such as Adobe® Photoshop®, Adobe InDesign® and Adobe Illustrator®) and provide all other essential skills you will need as a professional.
Our graphic design degree program provides you with the opportunity to develop an understanding of color and composition, design and typography. You will be trained in creative problem solving and learn to offer solutions that are effective in the business world.
While earning your graphic design degree, you will have an opportunity to build your individual graphic design portfolio. Upon graduation, you will be able to showcase the practical and technical skills you have acquired to potential employers at the graduation portfolio review.
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.”
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).