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Photoshop Certificate

The Photoshop Digital Imaging Certificate program provides a solid foundation in digital imaging for digital artists who need to gain expert-level skills in manipulating and retouching images using Photoshop. This series of courses prepares you for using Photoshop in design and creative fields. You can start your Photoshop certificate program at any time with the rolling-admission program, with new classes starting monthly. The Photoshop certificate is available either online or in-person. All Photoshop certificate courses in both formats are led by live instructors.

The Photoshop Digital Imaging Certificate is available for either full-time or part-time enrollment.

Photoshop Certificate Program - Full Time

Clock Hours: 49
Weeks: 2
Course Days: Monday through Friday
Format: Live online or in-person
Next Start date: November 9, 2022

Photoshop Certificate Program - Part Time

Clock Hours: 49
Course Days: Flexible with a minimum of two days per month
Format: Live online or in-person; weekday, evening, or weekend
Next Start date: November 9, 2022

Photoshop Certificate Application and Tuition

Admission for the Photoshop Digital Imaging Certificate program is rolling. Applications are accepted at any time. You can start your application online by clicking the Apply Now option on this page. Prior to applying we encourage you to speak to an admissions representative. Complete the form on this page to inquire, or call 781-376-6044 to contact our admissions team.

Tuition for the Photoshop Certificate program is $2,885. Payment plans are available; call or submit an inquiry for details.

Using VA Education Benefits for Photoshop Training

American Graphics Institute and the Photoshop Certificate have been approved for GI Bill benefits. Eligible participants can use their Veterans Affairs (VA) funds for the Photoshop Certificate program.

You can also attend the courses individually by enrolling in specific Photoshop courses.

Course information for the Photoshop Certificate

Photoshop Class - Introduction

This introductory Photoshop class teaches foundation skills for working effectively and creatively. Learn to be more productive and to create higher quality images efficiently. Gain skills for editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images using Photoshop. This Photoshop class is led by a live instructor, as are all courses at American Graphics Institute,

Photoshop Class - Intermediate

This intermediate Photoshop class covers more advanced use of Photoshop's tools, filters, and layers. Discover how to take advantage of a comprehensive range of creative effects. Learn to improve efficiency through the use automation features, such as actions, buttons, smart objects, and Photoshop's artificial intelligence capabilities.

Photoshop Class - Advanced

This advanced Photoshop class is for users who have already accomplished basic masking and retouching tasks in Photoshop. In this course attendees learn how to create complex composites, work at an advanced level with color correction, and build incredible masks.

Digital Imaging Project

This course consists of a practical project in which students apply the skills they have learned into a project that is selected by the student and reviewed by their instructor. The project starts with planning, meeting with the client, creating a creative brief, developing the product, client review and feedback, final delivery, and project review by the instructor.

Digital Imaging Portfolio

Students work with their instructor to select projects to showcase, create an online portfolio showcasing their talents, and discuss which works to show and how to present them. This workshop is designed to help you best create your online portfolio to showcase your skills and capabilities.

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