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Graphic Design Courses for High School Students

Graphic Design Courses for High School Students from the experts

Graphic Design Courses for High School Students

American Graphics Institute summer courses for high school students are a unique opportunity for students ages 13-18 to gain skills in graphic design, web design, or web development. Each multi-week summer program consists of hands-on, project-based computer courses led by professional instructors, learning modern web programming skills, or understanding programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Final Cut Pro. Small class sizes provide a focused, encouraging learning environment for students of all skill levels. Class sizes in the summer programs for high school students range from 8 to 12 total, and the maximum student-to-teacher ratio is 8:1. Senior staff at American Graphics Institute started this unique program after receiving interest from their own children in the courses and workshops delivered at AGI. Summer programs are led by experienced professionals, and delivered in the same classrooms that are used for corporate professional development programs during the rest of the year.

See available graphic design summer courses.

If you are interested in a more technical summer program, see our summer coding classes for high school students.

Who can attend graphic design programs for high school students

The summer graphic design programs for high schools students are open to those ages 13-18. While each program varies in the tools used, skills learned and projects created, each summer computer class is designed to develop technical and creative skills in a hands-on, project-based environment. Students include those interested in computers, technology, art, drawing, problem-solving, and other technical and creative activities. No prior experience is necessary for any of the summer programs. The summer programs are fun and interactive, but they are also focused on learning new skills. Each week long program is focused on learning news skills, and is not a camp-like environment. Participants should have an interest in learning news skills, and will be working in a professional environment.

Instructors for summer graphic design classes for high school students

Students in the summer programs for high school students learn from the same staff that teach corporate training programs. Our instructors are the authors of more than 50 best-selling books on design, publishing, and technology, including Adobe Creative Cloud for DummiesPhotoshop Digital Classroom, and HTML5 Digital Classroom. Instructors at American Graphics Institute average more than a decade of experience with the technologies they teach. Our instructors undergo extensive testing, continuing education, and are subject to quality control processes to ensure consistent excellence in the classroom. Each instructor has also been background-checked through CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information).

About American Graphics Institute

American Graphic Institute (AGI) is a licensed school in Massachusetts and provides professional development training exclusively to corporations and their employees. AGI helps professionals seeking to improve their skills using digital design tools and modern web technology.  Founded in 1995, AGI has delivered graphic design training programs to more than 50,000 clients, including Adobe, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and 90 of the Fortune 100 companies. 

Location for summer graphic design programs

Our summer graphic design courses for high school students are typically run in the same training facility where AGI provides its corporate classes. American Graphics Institute's Woburn, MA facility is in a modern office complex, equipped with fiber Internet access. Yet for the summer of 2021 our programs have moved fully online.

Live online summer programs for high school students

For the summer of 2021 all programs are offered live online from 10 am to 1 pm over two consecutive weeks or four consecutive weeks. Each class is held in a small group cohort with live instructors leading the workshops. These classes are led by the same instructors that teach in our classrooms and are approved to teach at our school, and have passed multiple background checks.

Details about the summer programs for high school and middle school students

Each summer program for high school students takes place from 10 am to 1:00 pm, and runs for two full weeks, from Monday through Friday. See each course for specific course fees. Fees include all materials and curriculum.

 

Graphic Design Courses for High Schoolers Course Delivery Options

We have Graphic Design Courses for High School Students 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 for High School Students

Our regularly scheduled, public Graphic Design Courses for High School Students 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 for High School Students

All Graphic Design Courses for High Schoolers 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 for High School Students

Live online Graphic Design Courses for High Schoolers 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 for High School Students

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

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 Bootcamp for High School Students

This Graphic Design Bootcamp is the one-month intensive course offered as part of the graphic design classes for high school students offered in the summer at American Graphics Institute. In this four week graphic design program students learn the principles of design, typography, form, and space from design industry professionals using professional-grade Adobe Creative Cloud software applications to create digital drawings, logos, advertisements, magazine layouts, and more. Students complete the four-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 & Video Editing Course

Learn graphic design and video editing in this summer course for high school students. Learn to use graphic design tools including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and start editing videos with Premiere Pro and creating motion graphics using After Effects.

Web Design Class for High School Students

High school and middle school students in the web design course learn first-hand how websites are designed and created, and explore what makes a good user experience. Led by professional web designers, students discover the principles of successful UX (user experience) design, exercise creative project planning, create beautiful visual designs, and bring their designs to life in a final interactive website. No prior design or coding experience is necessary for this program.

Video Editing Course for High School Students

In this video editing course for high school students, participants learn to make their designs come alive with motion graphics created using After Effects and also learn to create video projects using Premiere Pro. Students learn to add music, edit videos, combine video clips, add titles and integrate with special effects application After Effects. Students learn to create videos, animations and special effects.

Graphic Design Courses for High School Students - Course Dates

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

Course Name Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Nights
After School Program 4:30pm - 6:30pm EST Tuesday/Thursday

Online

Tue, Jan 25 2022 to
Tue, Feb 22 2022

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 $895.00

Locations for Graphic Design Courses for High School Students

Graphic Design Courses for High School Students 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.