Top Graphic Design Courses

Find the perfect Graphic Design course for you. We’ve found 339 courses available in-person or live online with class duration ranging from 2 hours to 50 weeks and pricing ranging from $75 to $19,974.

  • Noble Desktop Graphic Design Certificate

    In this 72-hour certificate program, participants will learn the skills needed to become a graphic designer. Attendees start by learning industry-standard apps such as Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. Students then learn and put into practice design fundamentals such as design theory, composition, typography, color, and more. During the program, students will work on multiple design projects including logos, social media graphics, album art, advertisements, and more. Attendees will learn the skills needed to start a career as a graphic designer and walk away with projects they can use in a portfolio to show prospective employers or clients. The program includes a free retake and several step-by-step workbooks.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • Live Online
    • $2,995
    • 72 Hours
    • Weekdays, Evenings, or Weekends
    • Beginner
    • Free Retake
  • Noble Desktop Graphic Design Bootcamp

    In this 18-hour class, participants will learn about graphic design theory and practices as they work on a variety of design projects and get feedback to maximize design quality. Students will also learn about design theory, composition, typography, color, as well as other design elements. Students will work on multiple design projects including logos, social media graphics, album art, advertisements, and more. Attendees will walk away with projects they can use in a portfolio to show prospective employers or clients. The class includes a free retake and a slide deck with useful info, links, and tips & tricks.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • Live Online
    • $975
    • 18 Hours
    • Weekdays, Evenings, or Weekends
    • Intermediate
    • Free Retake
  • American Graphics Institute Graphic Design Certificate

    In our Graphic Design Certificate class, students learn the foundation for graphic design skills, creating illustration, photo retouching, digital and print layouts, and digital tools. The graphic design certificate is available either online or in-person. All certificate courses in both formats are led by live instructors with personalized attention from our instructors and staff.

    Locations:
    • Boston
    • Live Online
    • $3,600
    • 90 Hours
    • Weekdays
    • Beginner
  • ONLC Training Centers Adobe CC Graphic Design Bootcamp

    Adobe CC Graphic Design Bootcamp is a 5-day course that allows students to master the core skills needed to work in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. The curriculum is designed for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of Creative Cloud and how to utilize the Creative Cloud panel to later excel with more advanced content.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • Austin
    • Boston
    • Charlotte
    • Chicago
    + 53 more
    • $1,995
    • 5 Days
    • Weekdays
    • Beginner
    • Free Retake
  • American Graphics Institute Creative Cloud Training Class for Print Design

    This 1-day program provides students with a comprehensive overview of the use of Adobe Creative Cloud for creating print and digital designs. Students will receive a copy of the Creative Cloud Digital Classroom book, which provides a guide for the class, and a reference for after completing the course. This course provides a survey of the tools used for print design, including InDesign, Photoshop, and more.

    Locations:
    • Boston
    • Philadelphia
    • Live Online
    • $1,495
    • 3 Days
    • Weekdays
    • Beginner
  • Emory Continuing Education Graphic Design Certificate

    Move beyond the basics with a 65-hour comprehensive Graphic Design Certificate course. Participants learn how to create eye-catching designs that employers and clients want and customers respond to. The required classes, Graphic Design Foundations, Adobe Illustrator I, Adobe InDesign I, Adobe InDesign II, and Adobe Photoshop I, cover core concepts like composition, typography, and color theory. These classes help students conceptualize solutions so they can design, edit, and refine compelling graphics presentations. Additionally, participants build a peer-reviewed, professional-grade design portfolio which includes both print and digital media.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • $3,475
    • 65 Hours
    • See provider
    • Beginner
  • Emory Continuing Education Foundations of Graphic Design

    Create attractive websites, posters, greeting cards and more with the skills you acquire in this 4-week graphic design foundations class. Leverage your new abilities for yourself, your family, your church, or your employer. Students learn how to combine typography, color theory, and composition into a cohesive and expressive graphic document. Students also master the intangible tools of the trade, such as creative thinking, problem solving, and effective visual communication. Some participants take this beginner-level class as a stepping stone to a Fundamentals of Graphic Design certificate. Others take it as a standalone course.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • $695
    • 13 Hours
    • Weekends
    • Beginner
  • Emory Continuing Education Advanced Graphic Design: Theory & Practice

    Build on your graphic design knowledge base with this six-week intermediate course. Through a series of real-world lessons, participants utilize their creative abilities to develop practical solutions. Under the tutelage of an expert instructor, students gain additional skills in every phase of the design process. They develop these skills through both individual work and group design sessions. The end result of this collaborative effort is a professional-grade, peer-reviewed design portfolio. Course prerequisites include foundations of graphic design as well as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • $795
    • 16 Hours
    • Evenings
    • Intermediate
  • Emory Continuing Education Graphic Design Certificate Capstone

    Put the finishing touches on your Advanced Graphic Design Certificate program with this 4-week capstone class. Using project-based assignments, participants exercise their creativity and develop a deeper understanding of theoretical concepts. At this level, students master the rules, and they learn when it’s appropriate to bend or break these rules. To prepare their print and digital portfolios, students compare their own work with major commercial artwork before submitting their pieces for peer review. This process allows students to both build their own work and effectively critique the work of others. Course prerequisites are Foundations of Graphic Design, Adobe InDesign I & II, Adobe Photoshop I & II, Adobe Illustrator I & II, and Advanced Graphic Design.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • $795
    • 13 Hours
    • Evenings
    • Advanced
  • UCLA Extension Design Communication Arts Certificate

    Launch your graphic design career with a 13-class Design Communication Arts certificate program. Self-taught designers, creative people, and design career aficionados enhance their current skills, acquire new ones, and earn a professional certificate. The overall program teaches students basic design concepts and how to effectively use a number of design tools. Instructors also emphasize critical teaching skills and show students how to set themselves apart in a competitive environment. Finally, prior to obtaining their certificates, students have the opportunity to present their work in a portfolio review. The specific course requirements are Portfolio, InDesign, Color Methodologies, Design I: Fundamentals, Design II: Collateral Communication, Design III: Branding, Design IV: Capstone, Photoshop I, Illustrator I, Design Context and History, and Typography. Students may also take two or more electives. Popular choices include Motion Graphics I, II, and III, and User Experience I and II.

    Locations:
    • Los Angeles
    • $12,250
    • See provider
    • See provider
    • Beginner
  • Ledet Training Adobe Creative Cloud Print 501

    Master key aspects of the Adobe Creative Cloud in this three-day, beginner-level, hands-on course. Working with Photoshop, InDesign Illustrator, and Bridge, participants explore topics like imaging, painting, retouching, illustrating, adding color, using drawing tools, building documents, and working with text, styles, and graphics.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • Los Angeles
    • Houston
    • San Diego
    • Washington, D.C.
    + 9 more
    • $1,499
    • 3 Days
    • Weekdays
    • Beginner
  • Ledet Training Creative Design Bundle

    This intensive fifteen-day course allows participants to master some key Adobe concepts and functions. The Photoshop portion of this eight-course bundle helps participants master raster graphics and create stunning digital art. Students also explore some core Acrobat functions, like viewing, creating, manipulating, printing, and managing PDF files. InDesign, a desktop typesetting and publishing platform, enables users to create physical and digital marketing materials. Finally, in the Illustrator portion of this bundle, students work with vector graphics to design and edit projects.

    Locations:
    • Atlanta
    • Los Angeles
    • Houston
    • San Diego
    • Washington, D.C.
    + 9 more
    • $5,495
    • 15 Days
    • Weekdays
    • Beginner
  • Digital Workshop Center Advanced Graphic Design Certificate

    Reinvent yourself as a graphic designer in this extensive 91-hour program. Use your newfound skills in a variety of industries, including web designing, digital designing, marketing, and commercial art. Instruction begins with an immersion into some fundamental design principles, and some ways to incorporate these principles into your digital creations. Then, through a combination of live instruction, individual and group projects, and class discussions, participants move from novice to expert on design platforms like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and In Design. A capstone project, which includes a real-world problem and a practical, artistic solution, completes this program.

    Locations:
    • Denver
    • $4,553
    • 91 Hours
    • See provider
    • Beginner
    • Free Retake
  • NextGen Bootcamp Graphic Design & Video Editing Certificate

    This 4-week summer course gives high school and college students an exciting head start in the growing field of digital design. In the first half of the program, students learn industry-standard graphic design applications: Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. In the second half, students learn how to animate their designs with video editing software, Premiere Pro, and motion graphics application, After Effects. Graphic and video skills are becoming increasingly essential with the rise of social media and digital advertising. Students receive a certificate upon completion to showcase on their college application.

    Locations:
    • NYC
    • Live Online
    • NJ
    • $2,495
    • 60 Hours
    • Weekdays
    • Beginner
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