Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Digital Printing Technology
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 Number||Course Title||Length|
|GRA0020||Digital Publishing Assistant 1||247 hours|
|GRA0021||Digital Publishing Assistant 1||247 hours|
|GRA0021||Digital Publishing Assistant 2||248 hours|
|GRA0022||Desktop Publishing Specialist 1||247 hours|
|GRA0023||Desktop Publishing Specialist 2||248 hours|
|Florida Resident Tuition||$2,940|
|Out of State Tuition||$11,760|
|Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance and Trust Fees||$483|
|Industry Certification Costs||Included|
|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.
- Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
- Graphic Designer
- Pre-Press Operator
- Digital Press Operator
- Bindery Operator
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.
- 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.
990 hours ǀ 10 months s ǀ Hybrid*
August, October, January, March and June
*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:
- Monday – Friday,
8:30am – 12:30pm
Monday – Friday,
1:00pm – 3:00pm