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Graphic Design Program in Baton Rouge (AOS Degree)

The graphic design classes in Baton Rouge are perfect for you if you have a creative mind and want to pursue art as your career! This program could be the right fit for you if you want to learn to “draw” a salary.

With the knowledge acquired in this program, you will establish a broader scope of visual communications skills. Upon graduation, employment opportunities include production artist, graphic designer, layout artist, art director, computer artist in advertising, website designer, etc. Our graphic design school is geared towards training you and putting you to work.

Included in tuition and supplies costs is a 16″ Macbook Pro Laptop that students will get to keep upon completion of the program!

Approximate completion time: 16.5 months

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If you are interested in becoming a graphic designer or in getting a diploma in Graphic Design in Baton Rouge, Delta College would love to help you. In just sixteen and a half months, you can be trained for your new career!

Graphic Designer Occupation Information

See each topic below for more information about the potential of being a Graphic Designer.

  • Nature of the Work

    Graphic designers create visual concepts, using computer software or by hand, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, and captivate consumers. They develop the overall layout and production design for various applications such as for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports.

    What We Do: Art Gallery of what some of the students in our graphic design classes in Baton Rouge have created. Our graphic design school not only teaches students the basics, but gives them projects to complete on a regular basis.

  • Job Outlook

    The change in employment of graphic designers from 2020 to 2030 is projected to vary by industry. Employment of graphic designers in newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers is projected to decline 35 percent from 2014 to 2024. However, employment of graphic designers in computer systems design and related services is projected to grow 21 percent over the same period. With the increasing use of the Internet, companies are increasing their digital presence and graphic designers will be needed to help create visually appealing and effective layouts of websites. This gives an effective picture of the opportunities ahead of graduates of our graphic design school.

    *Information taken from the Occupation Outlook Handbook on the internet, 9/15/2021

  • Earnings

    The median annual wage for graphic designers was $53,380 in May 2020. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in a occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $31,720 and the highest 10 percent earned more than $93,440.

Course Titles

Artistic Mediums
Color Theory
Professional Development / Office Procedures
Basic Design
Layout Design I
Layout Design II
Advanced Design I
Advertising Campaign Development I
Web Design I
Photoshop I
Photoshop II

Adobe Illustrator I
Adobe Illustrator II
InDesign I
InDesign II
InDesign III
Premier Pro Video
Advertising Campaign Development II
Web Design II
Web Design III
Advanced Design II

Delta College of Baton Rouge Advantages:

  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Externship
  • Quality Instruction
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Graduate in 16.5 Months
  • Accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education
  • Financial Aid available to those who Qualify
  • TOPS Eligible