Industry Certification: Adobe Certified Professional (ACP) – Visual Communication with Adobe Photoshop.
Train to be: Information Technology Assistants, Production Assistants, Digital Assistant Designers, Graphic Designers, and Multimedia Designers.
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment in digital publishing positions, such as Information Technology Assistants, Production Assistants, Digital Assistant Designers, Graphic Designers, and Multimedia Designers.
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Arts, A/V Technology and Communication career cluster.
The content includes, but is not limited to, enhanced practical experiences in computer generated art and text, graphic design, graphic production, electronic design skills, preparation of electronic layouts and illustrations, and electronic scanning, and development of specialized skills in multimedia presentations. Students build a design portfolio using Adobe Creative Suite; includes Adobe Photoshop, Image Editing and Retouching, Adobe Light Room and Adobe Illustrator. Students will graduate with an interview-ready full portfolio casa and International Adobe Certification.
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Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.
Job Placement Assistance: Maybe eligible for assistance through CareerSource Suncoast.
1. Apply to MTC at https://www.manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session handout: Click Here (PDF, 1.5MB)
3. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here (YouTube video)
4. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://manateetech.edu/students/quick-docs
Program #B070600 CIP# 0510030306
*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)
Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance
*Estimated Total Cost of Program
*Prices are subject to change
Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.
Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
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Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.
Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.
Marina Proskurina, Digital Design Instructor
Marina Proskurina is an accomplished artist who began her career in Russia and moved to the United States in 1998. She earned her Ph.D. in Fine Arts and Design from Moscow State University of Arts and Industry and her Master of Fine Arts in Art and Design from the Stroganov Moscow State University of Arts and Industry, both in Moscow, Russia.
In addition to receiving the Florida Degree of Artistic Excellence and Master Artist title, Marina was an adjunct professor at Daytona State College for 13 years, where she taught a variety of courses in drawing, painting, design, and digital imaging. She currently teaches Photography and Digital Design as a full-time instructor at Manatee Technical College in Bradenton, Florida.
To learn more about Marina Proskurina, visit her personal website:
Sample Projects Slideshow
1200 hrs (11 mos)