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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    Century College can be extremely affordable through financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

    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.

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our programs qualify for federal financial aid including Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, and others.

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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