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6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

About the Program

This three-year advanced diploma program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to create effective design solutions for interactive, print and experiential design projects. Fundamental principles and skills training, followed by immersive cross disciplinary learning, culminate with a graduate showcase portfolio and the opportunity to participate in a field placement. This program will prepare you to work as a designer in the communications industry.

Work Experience

Field Placement

You will have the option to pursue a field placement or an In-studio practicum during your sixth semester of the program.

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Graphic designer
  • Web designer
  • In-house designer for corporations
  • Advertising art director
  • Interactive designer



Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Design
  • Typography
  • Business writing
  • Marketing


  • Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)
  • Designers Accord
  • International Council of Design (ico-D)
  • The Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD)