Print Media C.S.

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What Is Print Media C.S.?

This certification program provides a way to upgrade existing or to learn new skills in the area of print media. 

Occupation Overview

Print Media C.S. recipients may enter both the print and graphic design fields. 

Occupational Outlook

Employment of graphic designers is projected to grow 7 percent from 2012 to 2022. Graphic designers are expected to face strong competition for available positions. 

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Graphic Design Careers

Depending on job experience and additional education, graduates with a Print Media Certificate of Specialization are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: graphic designer, media buyer, advertising specialist and media planner.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in the media field earn a mean average of $45,530 per year, depending on education, experience and employer. 
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Degree Name: Print Media C.S.
Degree or Program: Graphic Design
Degree Type: Certificate of Specialization
Earning a Certificate of Specialization in Print Media provides a way for students to upgrade existing or to learn new skills in the area of print media. Students will be awarded this certificate only upon successful completion of all the following courses.
General Education Requirements 0
ART 1105 Digital Art Studio 3
ART 1200 2-D Design 3
ART 2810 Digital Photo I 3
ART 2120 Typography 3
ART 2110 Page Layout  3
ART 2130 Digital Imaging 3

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Certificate Info.

Certificates of Specialization are for people who desire information or skills in a specific area that is usually related to their current job. Students must complete specific program requirements as listed under each program in the catalog. They can usually be completed in a short period of time. The credit hours earned can be applied toward a Certificate of Achievement and/or an Associate of Applied Science degree in the related field, should the student wish to continue study.