Graphic Technologies

Use your creativity and innovation to design and influence visual communication.

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Visit the Program

Our next program info session for Graphic Technologies is February 24 at 3 p.m. in Building 11, Room 154. Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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You can start the program fall or spring quarters.

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Graphic Technologies Degree: 5 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Graphic Designer

Median annual pay in Washington: $48,200

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Desktop Publisher

Median annual pay in Washington: $41,000

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Career pathway

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at

What You'll Learn

If you enjoy using your creativity and innovation to design and influence visual communications, our Graphic Technologies Program can prepare you to work with commercial printing companies, pre-press imaging companies, advertising agencies, newspaper and magazine offices, and screen printing and sign companies.

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Stories About Our Graphic Technologies Program

Designing Her Future

Running Start student Julianna Jewell will graduate in June 2016 with her high school diploma and Graphic Technologies Degree at the age of 17.

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Graphic Technologies Students ‘CPTC Themselves’ in the Industry

About 35 students toured Print NW in Lakewood to see what they learn about in the classroom.

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CPTC Graphic Technologies Student Wins Poster Design Contest

Graphic Technologies student Sean Kirkpatrick won first place in the 2014 PrintROCKS! Student Designed Poster Contest.

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Degrees & Certificates

Our Graphic Technologies Program offers both an AAT and an AAS-T degree. Click the link to find out more!

Graphic Technologies Degree (AAT or AAS-T)

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