2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graphic Design for the Web Certificate Program Fact Sheet

What is Website Design/Development?  The graphic design for the web certificate program is a sequence of courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in the development of graphic images. Program graduates are to be competent in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, website design and development, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Program graduates will receive a Graphic Design for the Web Technical Certificate of Credit and will be qualified for employment as graphic designers.
Semester Program Begins Fall, spring, and summer semesters.
Application Process
  1. Apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
  2. Students applying for this program must be accepted into the Website Design/Development degree or diploma program unless they have completed the required prerequisite courses for this certificate.
Program Prerequisites Diploma level proficiency in English, reading and math.
FYES 1000  
CIST 1001  
CIST 1305  
CIST 1510  
Program Deadlines You may enter in the fall, spring, or summer terms.
Program Costs and Requirements Tuition and Books
For more information, contact: Obioku B. Obotette, Program Director, ​OObotette@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6932
For admission and enrollment, contact: Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email CISTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.

Quick Facts

2017 Medium pay           $30,000
Entry level education           Certificate
Number of jobs, 2017           261,600
Job growth, 2017 - 2024           1%

Nature of the Work

Graphic Design utilizing Adobe Suite specifically Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.

Work Environment

Varies from home to office in workplace.


Graphic Designers.


Varies greatly depending on work required.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, https://www.bls.gov/ooh/arts-and-design/graphic-designers.htm

Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Lisa Richardson, Title IX, and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 407, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu.