Tap into your creativity with entry-level training as a graphic designer

NSCC’s Graphic Design Certificate provides accelerated, focused training for students seeking entry-level employment in various aspects of print-focused graphics, including print and electronic publishing. Students learn how to expand their creativity and style, while creating computer-generated graphic designs for both electronic and print products. Students also gain valuable experience utilizing several computer software programs to generate their designs. Development of oral, written, and presentation skills are key goals of the coursework. As part of the program, students produce a portfolio of their designs.

Degree pathway

Courses in this certificate program count towards NSCC’s Graphic Design - Integrated Media and Graphic Design-Print degrees.

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Semesters estimated to complete degree

$50,400

2016 Boston-area Median Wage

$5,905

Fall 2018 in-state tuition and fees

Next Steps

Achievement and Outcomes

Learner Outcomes

Guided Pathway Sheet

Get in touch

If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact info@northshore.edu or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact graphicdesign@northshore.edu or call 781-477-2215.

Program Requirements

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Accreditation

North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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