Fundamentals of Design Certificate

About Fundamentals of Design Certificate

Your Fundamentals of Design Certificate is the first step towards a certificate in Graphic Design or Web Design, and the degree in Graphic Arts. Many students continue on for one of the higher certificates and/or the degree.

Total Costs of Fundamentals of Design Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $2,397

Credit Hours to Complete: 15

Weeks to Complete: 16

What you need to know about getting your Fundamentals of Design Certificate (CIP 50.0401)

Total Fundamentals of Design Certificate Costs
in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $1,673 $5,672 $7,052 $7,052
Additional Costs $724 $724 $724 $724
Program Total $2,397 $6,396 $7,776 $7,776

In addition to the Fundamentals of Design Certificate, we offer:

What careers are available to someone with a an Fundamentals of Design Certificate

Occupations that Fundamentals of Design Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary 25-1121
Commercial and Industrial Designers 27-1021
Graphic Designers 27-1024
Set and Exhibit Designers 27-1027
Designers, All Other 27-1029

How will MCC's Fundamentals of Design Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

Ask about internship opportunities.

What have graduates gone on to do?

Most students complete the Graphic Arts AAS degree.

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Semesters to complete assumes students are taking a full-time credit load of 12 credits per semester (the minimum required for federal financial aid).

Proportion of students completing in normal time is the percentage of completers who earned the credential within the specified time of their first enrollment at the College.

Students attending part-time or changing their program of study are two common reasons why they may not complete in "normal" time.

Tuition and fees are set by the Board of Trustees. Prices for books and supplies are subject to change.

See additional information about international student costs.