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At a Glance

Carroll’s Certificate in Computer Graphics program equips students with both the technical and creative skills needed to qualify for a wide range of graphic design jobs.

Total Credits:


Certificate Length:

Two Years

About the Certificate

A graphic designer uses images, typography, layouts and color to meet their client’s design and marketing objectives, combining creativity and computer competencies with the understanding of technical specifications while also working within budget limitations.

In our Certificate in Computer Graphics program, we provide students with real-world clients, simulated design projects and other opportunities to learn the latest design principles, techniques and processes.

Advisory Board

Our curriculum is designed and continuously reviewed by an advisory board of industry experts and business leaders, ensuring the program meets all current skill and knowledge requirements. You can visit our Advisory Boards page to see the list of Computer Graphics Advisory Board members, as well as advisory board members for our other programs.



Transfers & Careers

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Carroll’s Computer Graphics Certificate program gives artists and technicians working in the design field or those who would like to obtain employment in the computer graphics industry the skills they need for a variety of entry-level positions within this ever-expanding industry.

Students earning their certification can go on to work in:

  • Design studios
  • Printing companies
  • Advertising agencies
  • Film & television studios
  • Web development companies
  • Interactive multimedia studios
  • In-house corporate art departments
  • And more

Graphic designers are expected to have job growth of 24-26% between now and 2024, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Carroll has transfer agreements with virtually every public college and university in Maryland, as well as many other schools throughout the state and across the country.

Learn more about transferring your courses to a different institution or explore Transfer Agreements by Area of Study.


Carroll’s faculty are scholars, researchers and distinguished leaders, selected based on their industry experience, academic excellence and passion for teaching. They possess a wealth of skills and knowledge to share with you throughout your pursuit of a Computer Graphics certificate.