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Graphic Support Specialist

What will I learn in this program?

The Graphics Support Specialist Non-Credit Certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment in the Graphic Communication field of various industries, including marketing, advertising, print firms, and communication departments.  The program also prepares students for continued study in Graphic Communication.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Helpers –Production Workers


Average Growth

Desktop Publishers


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Prepress Technicians and Workers


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Printing Machine Operators


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Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks


Average Growth

Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?


Does this program have any special costs?


How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

Graphics Support Specialist Noncredit Certificate

1-2 Semesters

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:

Department contact information:
Visual Arts, Room 141
(415) 239-3481

Program coordinator information:
(415) 452-5090 or (415) 920-6045