Salt Lake City, UT (PressExposure) March 14, 2012 -- Graduating in less-than-normal completion time means that students are able to join the workforce and start making a living that much sooner. Stevens-Henager College offers students a chance to earn an associate's degree in graphic arts in as little as 15 months.
An associate's degree typically takes about two years. At Stevens-Henager College, the normal length of the Associate's of Applied Science in Graphic Arts program is 20 months. However, the college provides students looking for a quicker passage to the workforce an opportunity to complete this degree in even less time.
The program itself is designed to provide students the skills they need for entry-level graphic design positions. Students enrolled in this program build a strong foundation in different aspects of graphic design, including web design, multimedia applications, advertising design, Flash, information design, etc.
In addition to courses pertaining to graphic arts, the program looks to develop strong business and communication skills in students through courses in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Internet Commerce, Communication Arts, and English Composition.
Having earned this degree in just 15 months, graduates can look forward to pursuing employment in a variety of settings, such as design companies, IT firms, films and television programming, newspapers, periodicals, advertising services, printing and publishing, etc.
Many graphic designers choose self-employment over salaried jobs, as it gives them the flexibility to work on a variety of projects.
Applicants to this graphic arts program must have a high school diploma or an equivalent GED® credential. They can take classes online or at any of Stevens-Henager College's campuses at which the degree is offered.
For further details on this Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Arts, call 1-888-829-2907 or visit http://www.stevenshenager.edu/ for more information.
About Stevens-Henager College® Established in 1891 and one of the oldest colleges in Utah, Stevens-Henager College has built up a reputation in training generations of successful graduates. It is located over eleven convenient locations throughout Utah and Idaho. Online programs are offered by the Salt Lake City/Murray campus. Stevens-Henager College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a national accrediting agency.