Digital Graphics Design Technology


The mission of the Digital Graphic Design Technology program is to teach individuals communication skills in print and digital media in order to meet the growing need for layout professionals in the growing sector of in-house marketing departments in all areas of industry. Students will acquire the knowledge, skills, and portfolio needed for employment as a designer and/or layout technician.  This field involves the use of specialized software combined with creativity, design, and problem solving skills to create visual communication. 

Students will develop skills in design & layout, desktop and digital publishing, illustration, web, tablet, and app design, digital photography, presentation, animation software, and printing preparation technology. Students will learn the procedures and techniques for using special equipment such as digital cameras and scanners.

Certifications Available: Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,248.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,048.10

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Graphics Arts Technician432Certificate
Graphics Layout Technician864Certificate
Digital Illustrator1296Diploma
Digital Technical Illustrator1728Diploma
Digital Graphics Designer1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462

Job Duties

Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 4,560

Current job openings per year: 490


Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Dreamweaver

Books and Supplies Lists


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