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Graphic Technology Certificate

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The Graphic Technology certificate is offered at Colorado Mountain College at Spring Valley, near Glenwood Springs. Some courses are offered online. Some courses are only offered online. Please see the Graphic Design program advisor for a recommended sequence of courses.

This certificate prepares you for careers in electronic publishing or will provide you with additional knowledge and skills to help with career advancement. Employment opportunities are in corporate communication departments, newspapers, and print shops as well as other businesses and industries.

The program focuses on the production of electronically prepared documents, video editing, audio editing, video effects editing, and website building. Keyboarding proficiency is required.

This certificate curriculum includes many of the courses included in the Associate of Applied Science degree in Graphic Design  and credits may be applied toward that degree. CMC also offers a certificate in Web Technology .

Students must demonstrate college-level proficiency in composition and reading as prerequisites for courses within this program. Skills in these areas may affect the sequence of courses in which you can enroll and may also extend the time required to complete this program. Multimedia Graphic Design (MGD) courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to move to the next course in sequence or to satisfy graduation requirements. For more details, see the Academic Placement and Testing  section.

Graduates of this program will receive a Certificate of Occupational Proficiency in Graphic Technology.

This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid funds.

Minimum Hours Required

Minimum Credit Hours Required (22)
Minimum Contact Hours Required (495)


◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

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