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Graphic Design

Graphic Design student works at computer
Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

This program prepares students to use design principles to solve graphic design problems and communicate visual messages to the intended audience in innovative ways. They conceptualize and develop images for specific commercial or promotional needs. Students plan how words and images are presented in printed and digital formats including: identity packages, annual reports, advertising campaigns, magazines, books, posters, brochures, packaging, newspapers, promotional products, letterheads, greeting cards, CD covers, and invitations, and much more. They will learn to be skilled in various design software including page layout, photo manipulation, and illustration. They will also be skilled in developing unique, innovative, and effective solutions to design problems, and will have the ability to communicate and present concepts and solutions orally and in writing.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend the A.M. or P.M. session. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Courses

 
Course Name
Introduction to Graphic Design
Computer Drawing: Illustrator
Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design 
Multimedia and Image Management Techniques 
Advertising Layout
Advanced Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design 
Portfolio
Work-based Learning Capstone 
Total Class Hours: 1050
 Course may be available for academic and/or Oklahoma’s Promise credit.

Prerequisites

None

 

Class Times

  • Start Date: August & January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
     
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.

Expenses

Credentials Available

  • ACA Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop
  • ACA Graphic Design and Illustration with Adobe Illustrator
  • ACA Print and Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign

Accreditations

Is this program right for me?

Attributes

  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Originality
  • Visualization
  • Category Flexibility and Inductive Reasoning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Learning
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Operations Analysis
  • Time Management
  • Complex Problem Solving

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 94.44%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Graphic Artist
  • Graphic Designer
  • Production Artist
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Project Manager
  • Art Director
  • Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • Multimedia Artist 

Source: onetonline.org

Potential Wages

  • US - $13.73 - $39.97 Hourly; $28,560 - $83,140 Annually

    OK - $11.29 - $30.29 Hourly; $23,470 - $63,010 Annually           

  • SOC Code: 27-1024.00 - Graphic Designers

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 50.0402

Start your application today at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

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Note: MNTC does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program.

Graphic Design Help Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: Does MNTC require student ID badges?

A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.

Q: How much does this program cost?

A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.

Q: Is there a waiting list?

A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

Q: What kind of job could I get from this program?

A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.

Q: What kind of testing is required prior to getting into the program?

A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor. 

Q: When does the program start?

A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.

Q: Who can apply?

A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.

Q: Will MNTC help me find job opportunities during or after I finish the program?

A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.