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2023-2024 Archived Catalog 
2023-2024 Archived Catalog

Graphic Design - Advanced Certificate

Fine Arts & Social Science

Program Code: GDAC1

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Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005

Phone: (810) 762-0332

This certificate is designed to advance the skills of professionals already working in the field of graphic design but who need to strengthen, extend or replenish their creative and technical abilities. Participants in the Advanced Certificate must already have a degree in Graphic Design, Marketing or a related field and will be required either to fulfill the pre-requisites for the courses through their prior degree coursework or submit a portfolio to the coordinator for consideration of pre-requisite waivers. As the graphic design industry encompasses a wider range of media, this certificate is meant to strengthen the skills in design and alternative media in order to improve a graduate’s marketability in this fast-changing industry. Individual students can emphasize a specific area of Graphic Design by selecting elective courses that meet their goals.

Group Total: Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 27-28 / 33-42 Contact Hours

Program Total: Credits 30/31 / 36/45 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0