Graphic Design Certificate

Develop your creative and technical skills while learning industry-standard design software

Program Fast Facts

  • Start date: March 22, 2022
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays
    6:30 – 9:30 p.m. CDT
  • On campus
  • 9 months
  • 3,745 Priority Tuition
    (expires 3/8/22)
    $3,995 Standard Tuition

Graphic Design Certificate

Why Study Graphic Design at SMU?

Distinguished faculty and highly experienced practitioners

Study with experienced designers

Learn from engaging instructors with extensive graphic design experience.

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SMU’s deep ties to industry

Practice using the latest versions of Adobe® software

Receive instant feedback and assistance from instructors during live class sessions.

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Acquire the in-demand skills

Build your portfolio

Finish the program by creating a brand identity design project that will serve as the foundation for your portfolio.

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SMU’s global alumni organization

Grow your network

Build relationships with your peers as you progress through the entire program with the same cohort of students.

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Brand recognition and design ingenuity are crucial to stand out in a competitive marketplace. Businesses turn to graphic designers to create and maintain their brand identity and to support their marketing and online presence. Learn to plan, manage and deliver outstanding graphic design projects.

SMU is consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the United States by both Forbes magazine and U.S. News & World Report. With a certificate from SMU, you will be recognized across the country as having qualifications endorsed by a prestigious and sought-after university.


Meet Your Instructors

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Karen Damwijk

Alyssa Galganov

Alyssa Galganov

Karen Gogerty

Karen Gogerty

Toni Schuster

Toni Schuster

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Stacy Wewe