The graphic design industry is constantly changing. This Adobe Basics and Design micro-credential will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed in the desktop publishing and design industry. Students can also use this micro-credential to continue on and complete a Software Applications for Graphic Design Certificate. Courses in this micro-credential can be applied to the Software Applications for Graphic Design certificate program.

Completion Requirements

For successful completion of this micro-credential, students will successfully complete and pass all courses listed.



Awarded by the Registrar's Office to those who have successfully completed a defined list of related courses that focus on a specific competency. Typically less than 136 hours and include assessment. The quality criteria are determined by the college.


Visit your Student Portal to track your progress. When you have successfully completed the requirements, you can print your certificate.