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Graphic Design Courses

Graphic Design Courses from the experts

Graphic design courses at American Graphics Institute help you to gain an understanding of design concepts, principles, and guidelines as impact layout, type and color. Discover how to apply graphic design principles through the structure of a visual hierarchy, using both space and type, to create effective designs. Our graphic design classes are useful for those responsible for designs, regardless of the medium. Whether your work appears online, as part of an app interface, in marketing campaigns, as part of print designs or collateral, you'll find these design courses to have immediate, practical benefits.

  • Individual graphic design courses do not require any previous design experience.
  • Attend any of the graphic design courses and workshops listed below to learn specific skills.
  • Enroll in the Graphic Design Certificate program for a comprehensive learning approach.
  • Find immediate, practical benefits regardless of your role or responsibility.
  • While these courses are for adults, we offer several graphic design programs for high school students in the summer.

Graphic Design Training Delivery Options

We have Graphic Design Courses for every schedule and budget, led by expert instructors who help you to quickly and easily achieve professional results with your work.

Regularly Scheduled Graphic Design Courses

Our regularly scheduled, public Graphic Design Courses include introductory through advanced training. Most courses are offered monthly. See the list of classes below. We offer live classes led by an instructor in the same classroom with you.

On-site Graphic Design Courses

All Graphic Design courses can be delivered on-site at your location. Call or complete the form on the above link to receive information about classes at your location. We deliver on-site classes across the U.S. and globally.

Online Graphic Design Courses

Live online Graphic Design courses provide you with a small group course that you can take from anywhere with a high-speed Internet connection. You can ask questions, hear and talk with the instructor, even share your screen as part of these interactive classes.

Course Details and Outlines for Graphic Design Courses

Choose any of our Graphic Design Courses below to see outlines, pricing and dates:

Fundamentals of Graphic Design Course

Learn design concepts and principles to increase your confidence in designs that you create while making certain they follow best practices and principles. Discover how guidelines and theories impact layout, type and color in this one-day graphic design course that teaches fundamental skills that are practical for users across various roles and functions.

Typography Training Class

Every creative professional regardless of specialty can learn to communicate more effectively with type. Fill in the gaps in your typographic know-how and learn how to “see” type like you’ve never seen it before. AGI offers in-person Typography classes in our training centers, as well as online typography training, and private typography training for groups or teams.

UX Design Course: UX Design Principles

In this UX class participants learn the core principles of user experience design and gain an understanding of the UX design process. Learn all stages of UX design, from determining a UX strategy, developing user scenarios, creating UX personas, UX research strategies, prioritizing content, developing an information architecture (IA), testing user interface (UI), and incorporating feedback. This UX design class provides a strong foundation for creating user-centered designs.

UX Class: Rapid prototyping training

Learn Rapid Prototyping skills in this UX training course. Participants discover how to efficiently create, share and test concepts, designs and structure for websites and apps. Learn best practices for UX prototyping and testing before investing in final user experience designs. Gain an understanding of the process for rapid iteration of UX designs and creating mockups. Find out ways to improve the efficiency of the design and development process in this Rapid Prototyping UX workshop.

InDesign Training Class - Introduction

In this introductory InDesign training class you learn to create designs for print, tablets, and PDF presentations. In this InDesign course you'll discover how you can efficiently create documents by taking advantage of a superior design environment that includes advanced typographic controls and intuitive graphic features. You will also find techniques that will help to make your InDesign publications look polished and professional.

InDesign Training Class - Intermediate

This intermediate InDesign class helps you to work more efficiently and create better designs. Learn advanced typography, color controls, styles, libraries, and prepress controls in this intermediate InDesign course.

InDesign Training Class - Advanced

Move from proficiency to mastery with this advanced InDesign course, created for designers ready to explore the depths of InDesign's capabilities. Learn templates, advanced color features, interactive documents, and digital publishing options in this InDesign class.

InDesign Bootcamp

This four-day comprehensive InDesign bootcamp training provides introductory through advanced digital publishing skills using Adobe InDesign. This InDesign bootcamp combines our introductory through intermediate InDesign classes into four consecutive days, providing you with a comprehensive workshop. The material covered is identical to the introductory and intermediate InDesign courses, but is delivered in a single week. You start by learning essential InDesign skills and end the week with a full set of experience using styles, adding interactivity, creating digital documents and much more.

Photoshop Training Class - Introduction

This Photoshop course helps you to be more productive and to create higher quality images more efficiently. You receive an introduction to editing, retouching, and enhancing images. Learn essential skills including how to make selective changes, color correct, and retouch your images.

Photoshop Training Class - Intermediate

This intermediate Photoshop training class covers the intermediate use of tools, filters, and layers, that allow you to take advantage of creative effects. You also discover how to use automation features, such as actions and buttons, as well as smart objects.

Photoshop Training 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.

Photoshop Bootcamp

This four-day comprehensive Photoshop bootcamp provides introductory through intermediate photo editing skills. This bootcamp combines our introductory through intermediate Photoshop classes into four consecutive days, providing you with an intensive workshop. The material covered is identical to the introductory and intermediate Photoshop courses, but is delivered in a single week. You start by learning essential Photoshop skills and end the week with a full set of experience creating images for use across a variety of platforms and uses.

Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

In this introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, you discover the tools that help you create professional quality artwork. This Illustrator course introduces you to the workspace, tools for creating shapes, and additional options for adding color and text. You also discover how to use layers so that you can maximize your productivity right away.This Illustrator course is for beginners who are new to the application or for those who have experience but have received no formal Illustrator training.

Illustrator Training Class - Advanced

In this advanced Adobe Illustrator class discover how to take advantage of symbols, effects, styles, and transparencies along with advanced drawing and blending techniques. This Illustrator course covers advanced techniques for creating artwork with more impact, while using the tools to work more efficiently. This class is for those who have completed the introductory Illustrator training or have a complete understanding of all topics covered in the introduction to Adobe Illustrator course.

Illustrator Bootcamp

This four-day comprehensive Illustrator bootcamp training provides you with comprehensive illustrator skills. This Illustrator bootcamp combines our introductory through advanced Illustrator classes into four consecutive days, providing you with an intensive workshop. The material covered is identical to the introductory and advanced Illustrator courses but is delivered in a single week. Start by learning essential Illustrator skills and end the week with a full set of experience creating designs, logos, layouts, using graphic styles, the blend tool, understanding gradients, and much more.

Graphic Design Class for High School Students

This Graphic Design Class is part of the graphic design classes for high school students offered at American Graphics Institute. In this course students learn the principles of great design and typography from a design industry professional while using professional-grade Adobe design software to create digital drawings, logos, advertisements, magazine layouts, and more. Students complete the two-week program by creating a digital portfolio or project to showcase their work. No prior art or design experience is necessary for participating in this program.

Graphic Design Courses - Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

Course Name Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Mon, Oct 5 2020 to
Tue, Oct 6 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Weekdays

Online

Mon, Oct 5 2020 to
Thu, Oct 8 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $1,390.00
Nights
Tues & Thurs

Online

Tue, Oct 6 2020 to
Thu, Oct 15 2020

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $595.00
Mon, Oct 12 2020 to
Tue, Oct 13 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Philadelphia
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm St.
Philadelphia - Conshohocken, PA 19428
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Mon, Oct 12 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Wed, Oct 14 2020 to
Thu, Oct 15 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Philadelphia
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm St.
Philadelphia - Conshohocken, PA 19428
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $595.00
Wed, Oct 14 2020 to
Thu, Oct 15 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Fri, Oct 16 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekends
Saturdays

Online

Sat, Oct 17 2020 to
Sat, Oct 24 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $595.00
Mon, Oct 19 2020 to
Tue, Oct 20 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Mon, Oct 19 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Boston
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
150 Presidential Way
Boston - Woburn, MA 01801
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $495.00
Weekdays

Online

Mon, Oct 19 2020 to
Thu, Oct 22 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $1,290.00
Mon, Oct 19 2020 to
Tue, Oct 20 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $595.00
Nights
Mon & Weds

Online

Mon, Oct 19 2020 to
Wed, Oct 28 2020

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Wed, Oct 21 2020 to
Thu, Oct 22 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Nights
Tues & Thurs

Online

Tue, Oct 27 2020 to
Thu, Nov 5 2020

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Mon, Nov 2 2020 to
Tue, Nov 3 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $695.00
Weekdays

Online

Mon, Nov 2 2020 to
Thu, Nov 5 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $1,390.00
Weekdays

Boston

Mon, Nov 2 2020 to
Thu, Nov 5 2020

10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Boston
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
150 Presidential Way
Boston - Woburn, MA 01801
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $1,390.00

Locations for Graphic Design Courses

Graphic Design Courses are offered at the following locations. Most occur monthly with a live instructor in the same classroom:

AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience, and also work in our consulting practice areas and as practicing professionals. For Federal agencies, American Graphics Institute classes are offered under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y.