This certificate program provides the graduate with entry-level skills as a desktop publisher capable of producing basic publishing documents. Training is provided in many computer software skill areas, page layout, design and management techniques for use in small businesses and home publishing businesses. Current computer and technology skills are applied in all program areas of Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator and the Internet.
Instructors are committed to assisting students by keeping all course content, equipment and teaching methods current. This ensures better applied learning so students are successful in Business Technology career fields and can be placed in high-paying positions that meet their needs. Courses are offered online, on campus and in a hybrid format.
The courses for this certificate may be applied to the Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Technology.
Desktop publishers use software to design page layouts for print or online documents like newspapers, books, brochures and other items. They create the text, graphics and other materials they will need and format them into a finished product.
The median salary with experience is just over $37,000. Salaries vary depending on the type of industry and experience.
Sources: Occupational Outlook Handbook
|Degree Name:||Desktop Publishing C.A.|
|Degree or Program:||Business Technology|
|Degree Type:||Certificate of Achievement|
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The Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students completing the requirements of one of the career programs with a minimum of 30 semester hours.