Arts, AV Technology & Communications
Graphic Communications and Printing Technology
NEXT CLASS BEGINS January 23, 2024
Enter a career in the Graphic Communications and Printing Technology field!
The Graphic Communications and Printing Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in the Graphic Communications industry. Students will become proficient in graphic design, prepress fundamentals and offset lithography operations. The program provides hands-on training and experience in:
- Graphic Design • Typography • Layout & Design • Prepress • Computer to Plate Technology • Press Operations • Bindery & Finishing
Students will receive hands on-training in Adobe software and will learn page layout, illustration, scanning, and photo retouching. The Graphic Communications and Printing Technology lab is a full-service printing facility.
|Course Number||Course Title||Length|
|GRA0041||Printing and Graphic Communications||450 hours|
|GRA0042||Digital Production Printing||150 hours|
|GRA0017||Digital Prepress Operations||450 hours|
|GRA0045||Offset Printing Technology||450 hours|
|GRA0046||Finishing and Distribution Processes||150 hours|
|FL Resident Tuition||$4,620|
|Out of State Tuition||$18,480|
|Books and Supplies||$332|
|FL Resident Total||$5,725|
|Out of State Total||$19,585|
*Prices are subject to change without notice.
Financial assistance is available to those who qualify. Please visit studentaid.gov to apply.
- Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design
- Graphic Designer
- Pre-Press Operator
- Digital Press and 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.
For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.
1650 hours ǀ 16 months
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:
Class: Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 12:30pm and Online: 14 hours/week
Enroll in our Graphic Communications and Printing Technology program today.
To get started with this program, sign up today to attend a program orientation by contacting the Admissions Counselor at: [email protected] or 754.321.5891.
For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.