About the Program

In the Graphic Design AAS degree, students will work with a creative process to develop ideas, use the technologies to develop those ideas into commercial projects, and through those, inform and influence specific audiences. The field includes corporate identity, packaging, publishing, advertising, signage, and information graphics. Students will: 

  • Express your unique vision to design and produce marketing projects from concept to completion
  • Interpret client needs to design logos, illustrations, animations, photography, and product packaging for dynamic visual communications
  • Showcase your abilities alongside other creative individuals while creating a professional portfolio

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Cost & Financial Aid

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    As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.

    Financial Aid

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our programs quality for financial aid including grants, loans, and college work-study. Eligibility for financial aid is determined annually based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Century College's Federal School Code is 010546.

    Scholarship Opportunities

    Each year, the Century College Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships to our students. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

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Potential Job Titles

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  • Graphic Designers *

* with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree

Salary Data

Graphic Designers *
Average Wage: $27.68/hour
Top Earners: $40.06/hour

* with bachelor’s and/or master’s degree.
Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu