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About the Program

The Visual Communications Technology program prepares students for career fields involving the delivery of messages in visual forms. The Visual Communications Assistant certificate is a fundamental certificate which will acquaint you with the industry by exploring industry professional concepts, while obtaining essential foundational skills.


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Potential Job Titles

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  • Animator and Multi-media Artist *
  • Film and Video Editor *
  • Graphic Designer *
  • Photographer

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

Salary Data

Animator and Multi-media Artist *
Average Wage: $26.17/hour
Top Earners: $37.83/hour

Film and Video Editor *
Average Wage: $23.53/hour
Top Earners: $39.93/hour

Graphic Designer *
Average Wage: $24.04/hour
Top Earners: $38.68/hour

Average Wage: $22.34/hour
Top Earners: $39.80/hour

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

Learning Outcomes

Visual Communications Assistant (VCT) - Certificate 16 credits

  • Demonstrate visual communication industry standard effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Generate communication solutions for business needs.