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Graphic Design

Visualize Your Side Career as a Graphic Designer

If you’ve always had a passion for visual design, and maybe that day job is creatively stifling, consider turning your talent into some additional cash flow. Graphic designers are helping people process the latest information now more than ever with data-packed charts, infographics, and illustrations. If you’re ready to put your creativity to work, let Phoenix College help you hone your hobby into an actual skill set.

Ideal for our current climate, online choices abound at PC. Choose from an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) or a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Media Arts: Graphic Design. Our affordable classes teach you the skills needed to create infographics, visually stimulating layouts, animation, and more at just $85 a credit.

What the program offers you

A Certificate of Completion (CCL) or Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Media Arts: Graphic Design covers web design, typography, comic art, digital photography, and so much more.

There are 4 ways to Get Started

Complete the form to request a call back at a later time.

Complete the Admissions Application and get admitted.

Speak to an Enrollment Specialist.

Questions? Chat with one of our advisors.

Graphic Design Jobs

What can you do with a graphic design degree or certificate? There are many related fields you can explore. Some of the most exciting jobs include:


Professional Illustrator for Government Agencies


Animator at Major Film Companies


Layout and Art Director in the Media


Freelance Graphic Designer

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Make It Happen Today


Starting your journey toward your associate degree, certificate of completion, or transfer to a university is easy. Click Get Started to apply or to request more information about this exciting program.

Maricopa Community Colleges offers quality education at a fraction of the cost of State and private universities. Start your education with us and save big on tuition.