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Bay Area Education/Training Resources

Chabot College

Location 25555 Hesperian Blvd. Hayward, CA 94545 (510) 786-6600
Program Graphic Design
Deliverable AA Degree
How Long 2-3 years
Cost $792 (66 units)
Prerequisites None

De Anza College

Location 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 864-5678
Program Graphic Design
Deliverable Certificate of Achievement (21 units) / Proficiency (46 units), AA Degree
How Long Certificates: 9-12 months, Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificate: $231-528, AS Degree: $810
Prerequisites None

Foothill College

Location 12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777
Program Graphic Design and Computer Graphics
Deliverable Certificate of Completion (CC), Certificate of Proficiency (CP), AA Degree
How Long Certificates: 1 year (CC), 1.5-2 years (CP), AA Degree: 2 years
Cost Certificates: $264 (CC), $612 (CP), AS Degree: $1,080
Prerequisites None

Laney College

Location/Phone 900 Fallon Street Oakland, CA 94607 (510) 834-5740
Program Graphic Arts
Deliverable Individual courses such as: Software for Graphic Arts, Designing for Print and Multimedia
How Long 4 months
Cost $36 per class
Prerequisites None

Las Positas College

Location/Phone 3303 Collier Canyon Rd Livermore, CA 94550 (925) 373-5800
Program Art (emphasis in Graphic Design)
Deliverable AA Degree
How Long 2-3 years
Cost $720
Prerequisites None

Mission College

Location/Phone 3000 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
(408) 748-2706
Program Graphic Design
Deliverable AS Degree
How Long 2 years
Cost $720
Prerequisites None

Ohlone College

Location/Phone 43600 Mission Blvd Fremont, CA 94539 (510) 659-6000
Program Computer Studies - Multimedia
Deliverable Certificate of Completion
How Long 9 months
Cost $192
Prerequisites None

UC Berkeley Extension

Location/Phone 55 Laguna Street San Francisco, CA 94102 (415) 252-5224
Program Graphic Design
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 2-3 years
Cost Approximately $3,500-4,500
Prerequisites A basic design course is recommended for those with limited background in graphic design or visual arts

UC Santa Cruz Extension

Location/Phone 10420 Bubb Road Cupertino, CA 95014 (831) 427-6620
Program Graphic Design and Visual Communication
Deliverable Certificate
How Long 3-4 years
Cost Approximately $3,500-4,500
Prerequisites Basic computer skills

Vista Community College

Location/Phone 2020 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
(510) 981-2800
Program Multimedia: Digital Imaging, Digital Video
Deliverable Certificate of Completion (level I or II), AA Degree
How Long Certificates: 2 years, Degree: 2+ years
Cost Certificates: $352 or $671, Degree: $660
Prerequisites Basic computer skills
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