Arts and Design

You’re a creator. You’ve always wanted to be an artist, and it’s time to make that goal a reality. Whether you spend your time animating colorful characters or thinking about how much better a website could look if you got your hands on it, a concentration in Art Design will help you turn your passion for dynamic visuals into a career. With focused art and design courses, you could master the specifics of digital platforms or learn the tools and techniques needed to design an interior space where people can’t wait to live and work. Maybe you’re still wondering which design course is best to help you reach your career goals. Our online continuing education design courses are focused on improving your skills and building your unique artistic point of view. From navigating your first encounter with image technology to launching a vibrant campaign, our online design tutorials will prepare you for success. You’ll receive the training you need to succeed as an artist in a competitive field. And this learning opportunity is flexible—designed to fit within your busy lifestyle!      

                      

 
 

Animation and Video Games

Video Game Design and Development (Career Training)
This is the place to start if you're seeking a professional career as a video game designer and developer.  This program is also well-suited for enthusiastic amateurs and gamers looking to explore this exciting field as a recreational endeavor.
$1,995 | 12 Months | 500 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
How to Get Started in Game Development (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Whether you want to start your own indie game project in your basement or work with a small creative team or for a large game development studio, this course will prepare you to start developing your own games. You'll start by learning the fundamentals of game development and get an overview of game genres, platforms, and audiences.
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates

Graphic Arts 

Adobe Certified Associate (Career Training)
This program is perfect for you, if you have little or no experience with Adobe's Creative Suite, which is commonly used for professional graphic design, video editing, and web development.  If you like and appreciate graphic design and consider yourself creative, you are well suited for this program. 
$2,495 | 12 Months | 220 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Digital Arts Certificate (Career Training)
This program will help you develop technical skills and creative artistry in digital imaging, tradiaitonal drawing, and digital illustration.  You'll learn professional applications for Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator alongside traditional materials like pencil and charcoal. 
$3,295 | 12 Months | 360 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Graphic Design with Photoshop (Career Training)
Join a growing and in-demand career field! This nationally recognized training program will teach you the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop, the gold standard for image creation and editing. This program will teach you graphic design basics and build your skills step-by-step, as you master the terms and processes used by professional graphic artists.
$1.995 | 9 Months | 200 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Marketing Design Certificate (Career Training)
This program focuses on helping you develop technical skill and creative artistry using applied marketing principles. You’ll complete a variety of projects, including marketing concept development, retouching, compositing, illustration, advertising design, logo design, and corporate branding.
$3,295 | 12 Months | 360 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Adobe Value Suite (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Are you interested in dabbling in digital design and photo editing?  this discounted group of courses teaches you the basics of Adobe's powerful image and graphic design software.  You'll get hands-on desktop publishing training, see how Adobe Illustrator CS6 can give you the power to design, draw, and color images quickly and easily, and discover the fatest and most effective ways to use Photoshop.  
$270 | 6 - 18 Weeks | 72 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Also see:
Adobe Certified Associate 5 Vouchers Included  (Career Training)
Graphic Design with Photoshop Software Included  (Career Training)

 


Interior Design and Art

Certified Residential Interior Designer (Career Training)
This  program is beneficial to both aspiring designing individuals and interior designers who are wanting to increase their education, career opportunities, and professional status in the interior design industry. The R.I.D.E. certification trains new designers and increases the credentials for designers in current practice. It will not only give you the basic skills and background you need to start working as an interior home designer, It will also increase your status with potential clients.
$1,995 | 6 Months | 120 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Multimedia Arts Certificate (Career Training)
This certificate program in Multimedia arts will build your proficiency in core tools for interactive development: Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and After Effects, and examines professional techniques for video production and video editing.
$3,295 | 12 Months | 360 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Introduction to Interior Design (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Are you a creative person with an eye for design?  If so, this course will show you how to transform plain living spaces into beautiful and functional rooms.  Interior design takes training as well as talent, and these lessons will give you the know-how you need to design a room from floor to ceiling.  
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthy Start Dates

Photography 

Photography Suite (Six-Week Instructor Led)
In this course you'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and editing. We'll discuss the different types of digital cameras, help you decide what type of equipment fits your photo needs, and learn how to compose your shots for editing, and explore digital storage options - on your camera, the computer, the cloud, and online backups. 
$299 | 6 - 18 Weeks | 72 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Secrets of Better Photography (Self-Paced)
Master your digital camera and learn the secrets behind outstanding photos. Whether you have a digital SLR, a point-and-shoot camera, or something in between, you will learn how to use it to make great photos. You will see how to choose the best photographic equipment for you and how to compose images with style. Exposure topics like aperture, shutter speed, metering, and ISO settings will all make sense when broken down into simple concepts. This course also explores natural and artificial lighting, freezing or blurring motion, portraiture, children's photography, pet photography, photojournalism, and digital editing options.
$135 | 3 Month Course Access | 24 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Photography Suite (Six-Week Instructor Led)
In this course you'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and editing. We'll discuss the different types of digital cameras, help you decide what type of equipment fits your photo needs, and learn how to compose your shots for editing, and explore digital storage options - on your camera, the computer, the cloud, and online backups. 
$299 | 6 - 18 Weeks | 72 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Introduction to Photoshop CC (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Photoshop is the world's most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. You'll learn how to use Photoshop while accessing it from the Creative Cloud (CC). This course provides detailed, step-by-step instructions that you'll have no trouble following—even if you've never used a computer graphics program before!
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Intermediate Photoshop CC (Six-Week Instructor Led)
In this course you'll master the techniques of non-destructive editing so you can re-edit, re-use, and change projects long after they were originally created.  You'll also learn how to save every single pixel in your original image, and use Smart Objects to crop or resize an image and get it back to its original size months afterwards. Whether you want to use Photoshop to edit photos, design scrapbook pages, or do original artwork, this class will give you the building blocks you need.
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Introduction to Lightroom 5 (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Learn how to use the tools in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 to organize and edit your images, fine-tune lighting and color, and develop an efficient image processing workflow.  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is a fantastic tool for any digital photographer who needs to edit and sort images quickly.
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Also see:
Photographing People with Your Digital Camera (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Introduction to Photoshop CC (Self-Paced) (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Travel Photography (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Photoshop CC for the Digital Photographer (Six-Week Instructor Led)

 Web Design 

Web Design Professional  (Career Training)
Are you a creative person? Do you envision an idea and then wish you could bring it to life?  If so, then web design may be the perfect field for you. In the fast-paced world of web design, you can help companies and organizations present their best images using a mix of modern technology and the proper design principles  
$2,995 | 12 Months | 330 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Creating Web Pages (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Create and post your very own Web site on the Internet using HTML in this extensive, hands-on, six week workshop. In this course you'll plan the content, structure and layout of your Web site, create pages full of neatly formatted text, build links, and add color, backgrounds, graphics, and tables. 
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Advanced Web Pages (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Take your Web development skills to the next level as you learn how to create advanced websites using CSS, HTML5, media queries for mobile devices, interactive forms, and embedded video.  Wjhether you want to work as a freelance Web Designer, join a web development team, or build websites for your organization, this course will give you the advanced tools you need.
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Creating WordPress Websites (Self-Paced)
Learn how to create attractive, sophisticated blogs and websites—without any coding! WordPress is the world's most popular website publisher, powering more than 25% of all sites on the Internet.  You'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress.org site and blog. You'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features.
$135 | 3 Month Course Access | 24 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Responsive Web Design (Six-Week Instructor Led)
In this course, you'll learn to identify and address every aspect of responsive Web design: from scaling elements and adjusting page layout, to adapting color schemes and implementing accessible forms. You'll master how to use HTML5 linked to media queries in CSS3 to adapt content to fit your user's viewport, and see how jQuery Mobile can help you to mobile sites.
$115 | 6 Weels | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Creating WordPress Websites Series (Six-Week Instructor Led)
This series of courses will take you from having zero experience and knowledge of web design to more advanced techniques. You don't need any website publishing experience to get started. And, you’ll walk away with your very own website and have the ability to manage it.
$199 |  6 - 18 Weeks | 72 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Introduction to PHP and MySQL (Six-Week Instructor Led)
In this course you will learn how to create an interactive Web site.  You'll walk through the development of a complete content management system Web application. You'll receive clear, step-by-step, instructions demonstrating how to create a complete Web site capable of dynamically displaying data from a MySQL database.
$115 | 6 Weeks | 24 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
HTML and CSS Series (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Learn how to create state-of-the-art Web sites using modern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques. Take your existing HTML skills to the next level and start building sites like the pros. If you want to survive and excel in the fast-paced world of Web publishing, you're going to need to keep up with ever-evolving standards. The new standard for Web developers is to use CSS3 and HTML5.
$299 | 6 - 18 Weeks | 72 Course Hours | Monthly Start Dates
 
Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5 (Self-Paced)
Learn how to create state-of-the-art websites using modern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques. Take your existing HTML skills to the next level and start building sites like the pros. CSS3 and HTML5 not only make it easier for you to build and manage large websites, these powerful languages can also give you more precise control over the appearance of every page you build.
$135 | 3 Month Course Access | 24 Course Hours | Start Anytime
 
Also see:
Creating Web Pages (Self-Paced)
Write Effective Web Content (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Web Design Value Suite (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Intermediate WordPress Websites (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Intermediate PHP and MySQL (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Achieving Top Search Engine Positions (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Intermediate CSS3 and HTML5 (Six-Week Instructor Led)
Advanced CSS3 and HTML5 (Six-Week Instructor Led)

 

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