Dunwoody’s approach to graphic design combines design theory with hands-on projects for an associate’s degree that produces graduates who are ready to work on print, digital, display and packaging projects from day one. Our graphic design studio and state-of-the-art printing and packaging lab means students can have a hand in every aspect of their projects–from conception to completion. In just two years, students obtain the real-world knowledge that employers have come to value in Dunwoody design graduates.
Dunwoody’s Graphic Design program features:
– Small class sizes, which allow our students ample time with both the instructors and the design and production equipment.
– Instruction on a Mac OSX system using the Adobe Creative Suite, giving students experience with industry standard tools and software
– A Graphic Design Industry Internship which partners our students with working professionals to develop technical skills and professional behavior through monitored, on-the-job work experience.
– A state-of-the-art digital press and packaging design lab, complete with a Xerox iGen4™ Diamond Edition digital press and Esko Kongsberg V20 cutting table.
Students earn an Associate of Applied Science degree; the program takes two years (four semesters) to complete. The classes within this program are offered during the day.
With your Graphic Design degree, you are ready to be employed in the production and design industry.
Common job titles our students earn after graduation include:
– Graphic Designer
– Production Artist
– Production Designer
– Web Designer
– Package Designer
Career paths can also branch into:
– Art Direction
– Marketing & Analytics
– Web Design
Recent employers hiring graduates with a Graphic Design degree from Dunwoody include ad agencies and large Minnesota-based companies like:
– Bluedoor Publishing
– OlymPak Web Packaging
Data reflects placement for AY2013-14 graduates indicating employment in their field of study within 6 months following graduation. Full data calculations are available for review during College open hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT at Career Services or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOURCE: Based on May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the state of Minnesota published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov.
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