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Desktop Publishing

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 21
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Desktop Publishing is a challenging and creative career direction. Strong computer skills and previous business experience are distinct advantages in this profession. It is important that you are already proficient in keyboarding before entering this program. This program provides a unique opportunity to combine design concepts, creative writing and high computer proficiency to produce effective marketing materials from newsletters and brochures to annual reports, advertising, and announcements. Talented instructors with work experience are ready to help you achieve your goals and expand your capabilities. This concentrated, short-term, classroom commitment can be a tremendous asset for you in the workplace. Employers appreciate the benefit of having staff with strong desktop publishing skills.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Albert Lea 56007

Labor Market Information

  • Prepress Technicians and Workers

  • Median wage: $21.00/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Desktop Publishers

  • Median wage: $21.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529