Commercial Art

Commercial Art Student Virtual Tour Presentation

Program Goals

All Visual Communications Center students will:

  • Earn National Skills Certificates, i.e. National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) and PA Skills Certificates.
  • Successfully transition into a 1st career job and/or related post-secondary training.
  • Be proficient in their career major and demonstrate proficiency through hands-on performance and theoretical testing.

Program Description

  • Work directly with Advertising and Design Professionals.
  • Experience the same hardware/software as professional illustrators, graphic designers, and art directors.
  • Create high-impact art using traditional drawing tools and professional applications for advertising and marketing materials.

Employment Opportunities

  • Architectural Designer
  • Corporate/Agency Art Director
  • Design Studio Artist
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Exhibit/Set Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interactive/Web Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Layout/Production Artist Package Designer
  • Sign Designer
  • Web Page Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer

This program is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education –


PrintED is a national accreditation program, aligned with industry standards, available to secondary and post-secondary schools offering graphic communications curricula.