Graphic Design

A student works on a graphic design project in a computer lab

Graphic Design (GRDE) is a diversified profession that involves the process of creating visual messages to communicate ideas. Graphic designers create visual forms to translate an idea to express, inform, persuade and inspire the audience.

Kellogg Community College’s Graphic Design Program helps you discover the world of visual communication by emphasizing computer graphics training, relevant field experience and a strong, diversified portfolio. You will be encouraged to develop your conceptual and design ability while working in a modern graphic design environment that includes a fully equipped graphic design computer lab.

Our GRDE courses will help prepare you for entry-level positions in settings including:

  • Advertising agencies
  • Design departments in business and industry
  • Print shops
  • Web design agencies

Our program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree and certificate in graphic design. For recommended course sequences for each program, visit our Graphic Design Degree & Certificate page.

Why Choose Our Program?

  • Learning takes place in a modern graphics environment fully equipped with the latest graphic design hardware and software.
  • You will receive hands-on instruction right from the beginning from our professional teaching staff and professionals in the field.
  • An internship will complement your training to ensure you’re job-ready upon graduation.

Our state-of-the-art graphics lab, combined with valuable hands-on experience and a professional teaching staff, will give you what you need to create a great career.