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Print Production

What will I learn in this program?

The Association in Science Degree in Print Production teaches students both traditional and digital skills so they will be versed in the concepts and processes of today’s print manufacturing.  Advanced students will have an opportunity to develop their skills in an in-house internship program that provides quality print pieces to the campus community.  Students successfully completing the program are qualified for entry-level employment in service bureaus, prepress houses, small and large printing companies, bindery shops, and other allied businesses.

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

Bindery Workers


Average Growth

Desktop Publishers


Average Growth

Prepress Technicians and Workers


Average Growth

Printing Machine Operators


Average Growth

Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks


Average Growth

Graphic Designers


Average Growth

Multi-Medial Artists and Animators


Faster than 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*

Associate in Science Degree in Print Production

2 Years

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

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:

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

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