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Falling under the Arts and Humanities department, a degree in the field of design can be customized to meet the needs of the student depending on what area of design they wish to focus on and pursue in their career. A diploma in digital design allows students to gain both practical experience in using various design software, different operating systems, as well as learning the fundamental basics of computer design from a theoretical framework. Graduates of the diploma program in basic design are prepared for entry-level positions in graphic design agencies, web design or even advertising or software development companies. Bachelor and higher programs specializing in one area of design such as web design or graphic design allow graduates to focus on an area of specialization, resulting in a more advanced position as a project manager or coordinator upon graduation. Some students may also go on to higher levels of specialization to work as consultants or managing their own de! sign-based companies.

The salaries for design program graduates vary depending on the level of education and area of expertise or focus. The average salary for a bachelor level graphic designer is $46,080 with those with more experience or higher levels of education getting considerably higher pay. Students can focus on several areas of design including industrial, multimedia and web design, information technology, graphic design and commercial design. Each specialization will emphasize the use of technology and up-to-date applications within the field.

Students in a digital design program will take basic computer knowledge programs, computer languages, programming basics as well as courses on various operating systems. They will also study animation, graphic design, mathematics, software design, and HTML. Industrial design specialists will apply their knowledge to the aerospace, electronic and automotive design industries.

Certificate Programs

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Diploma in Digital Design from The Art Institute Online

The digital design diploma program from The Art Institute online provides students with concentrated studies to improve their knowledge and skills and prepare them for a career in digital design. Digital design students receive training and develop… Additional Information »

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Diploma in Residential Planning from The Art Institute Online

The residential planning diploma program from The Art Institute online, prepares students for a rewarding career in design. The residential planning program provides students with the skills needed to work with customers in planning their remodeling… Additional Information »

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Graduate Certificate in Interactive Design from Savannah College of Art and Design

Students in this program continue to develop their technical skills in both open source and private online formats. Courses needed to complete the certification include Interactive Web Design, Visual Interface and Information Design, Interactive Design… Additional Information »

Bachelors Programs

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Bachelor of Fine Arts – Digital Design from American InterContinental University

For those who want to find work as graphic designers, animators, or creative directors for the internet and other live media, a degree in digital design is recommended. Students will learn the basics of computer animated design, flash animation, and web… Additional Information »

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