Digital Design Course at School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The Digital Design short course at School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers students a broad range of skill development in a variety of digital design disciplines.


School: School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Course: Digital Design Courses, Adult Continuing Education
Location: Chicago, USA – online and in-person options available
Course dates: Variable, with courses commencing in spring, summer, fall and winter
Application deadline: 1 January 2022

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers skill-based professional advancement courses for adults covering digital design programs including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Aftereffects, and InDesign, as well as color theory, architecture, interior design, designed objects, graphic design, and typography topics to students from across the globe in spring, summer, fall and winter sessions.

On-campus and online courses are offered in multi-week sessions, one-week and two-weekend intensives, and weekend workshops starting throughout the year. Both emerging and established artists are welcome, and courses accommodate various experience levels from beginner to advanced.

Graphic Design Certificate:

SAIC also offers a Graphic Design Certificate designed for students with interest in exploring graphic design with an emphasis on print media. Participants employ analogue and digital processes and may elect to work across disciplines as they develop a portfolio of work that represents their personal voice and demonstrates the technical, critical, and analytical skills required of the field.

Programs take approximately one year to complete at a rate of one to two courses per term, and courses are offered year-round in a variety of formats, including semester-long options, intensives, and both online and on-campus offerings.

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