Arts, AV Technology & Communications

Digital Printing Technology

Enter a career in the Digital Printing Technology field!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 16, 2022 (Click Here for more information)

Digital Printing Technology is the graphic design aspect of the graphic communications industry. Through training, students will gain an understanding of image manipulation programs, typography, page layout operations, scanning operations, vector-based graphics programs, electronic pre-press operations, and color principles. Instruction is provided in the operation of digital production printing systems and electronic pre-press. Students will become proficient in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator and will be eligible to become an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA).

During the program, students create an online portfolio, as well as a printed portfolio. Printing and portfolio projects include: Logos, Business Forms, Package Designs, Newsletters, Brochures, Business Cards, T-shirts, Cups, and Tiles.

Digital printing jobs are creative, innovative, high-tech and high-skilled. The Digital Printing Technology lab is a full-service printing facility.

Course NumberCourse TitleLength
GRA0020Digital Publishing Assistant 1247 hours
GRA0021Digital Publishing Assistant 1247 hours
GRA0021Digital Publishing Assistant 2248 hours
GRA0022Desktop Publishing Specialist 1247 hours
GRA0023Desktop Publishing Specialist 2248 hours

Program Costs

ItemCost
Florida Resident Tuition$2,940
Out of State Tuition$11,760
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees$483
Books/Supplies$136
Industry Certification CostsIncluded
Florida Resident Total$3,559
Out of State Total$12,379

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit studentaid.gov to apply.

Certification

  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) 
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator

Employment Opportunities

  • Graphic Designer
  • Pre-Press Operator
  • Digital Press Operator
  • Bindery Operator

College Credit

Graduates may be awarded credits towards an Associate of Science Degree or Associate of Applied Science Degree at select Florida state colleges. Please click here for additional details.

Admissions Requirements

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Program Info

Program Length:

990 hours ǀ 10 months s ǀ Hybrid*

Program Offered:

August, October, January, March and June

Delivery Method:

Hybrid
*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

Days & Times:

Traditional

  • Monday – Friday,
    8:30am – 12:30pm

Online

Monday – Friday,
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Enroll in our Digital Printing Technology program today.

To get started in the Digital Printing Technology program, Sign Up today for a program orientation or contact the counselor at: [email protected]

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.

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