These courses can help you begin a career as a graphic designer.

These courses can help you begin a career as a graphic designer.

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Fundamentals of Graphic Design

Fundamentals of Graphic Design

California Institute of the Arts

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 9389 reviews
Ideas from the History of Graphic Design

Ideas from the History of Graphic Design

California Institute of the Arts

COURSE
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 1609 reviews
Graphic Design

Graphic Design

University of Colorado Boulder

COURSE
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 1385 reviews
Interactive Computer Graphics

Interactive Computer Graphics

The University of Tokyo

COURSE
Rated 4.2 out of five stars. 221 reviews
Graphic Elements of Design: Color Theory and Image Formats

Graphic Elements of Design: Color Theory and Image Formats

University of Colorado Boulder

COURSE
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 178 reviews
Visual Elements of User Interface Design

Visual Elements of User Interface Design

California Institute of the Arts

COURSE
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 2405 reviews
Introduction to Typography

Introduction to Typography

California Institute of the Arts

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 3633 reviews
Design and Make Infographics (Project-Centered Course)

Design and Make Infographics (Project-Centered Course)

Michigan State University

COURSE
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 685 reviews
Textual Elements of Design: Fonts, Typography, and Spacing

Textual Elements of Design: Fonts, Typography, and Spacing

University of Colorado Boulder

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 52 reviews
Prototyping and Design

Prototyping and Design

University of Minnesota

COURSE
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 295 reviews
Print and Digital Elements of Design: Branding and User Experience

Print and Digital Elements of Design: Branding and User Experience

University of Colorado Boulder

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 38 reviews
Design Thinking for Innovation

Design Thinking for Innovation

University of Virginia

COURSE
Rated 4.6 out of five stars. 4895 reviews
UX Design Fundamentals

UX Design Fundamentals

California Institute of the Arts

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 945 reviews
Information Visualization: Applied Perception

Information Visualization: Applied Perception

New York University

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 72 reviews
Building Digital Media using Graphic Design in Google Slides

Building Digital Media using Graphic Design in Google Slides

Coursera Project Network

GUIDED PROJECT
Rated 4.4 out of five stars. 205 reviews
Use Canva to Create Social Media Marketing Designs

Use Canva to Create Social Media Marketing Designs

Coursera Project Network

GUIDED PROJECT
Rated 4.5 out of five stars. 674 reviews
Use Canva to Create an Interactive Mind Map

Use Canva to Create an Interactive Mind Map

Coursera Project Network

GUIDED PROJECT
Rated 4.6 out of five stars. 150 reviews
Graphic Design

Graphic Design

California Institute of the Arts

SPECIALIZATION
Rated 4.7 out of five stars. 17120 reviews
User Experience Research and Design

User Experience Research and Design

University of Michigan

SPECIALIZATION
Rated 4.6 out of five stars. 1201 reviews
Interaction Design

Interaction Design

University of California San Diego

SPECIALIZATION
Rated 4.5 out of five stars. 7052 reviews
User Interface Design

User Interface Design

University of Minnesota

SPECIALIZATION
Rated 4.6 out of five stars. 1739 reviews
An Introduction to Accessibility and Inclusive Design

An Introduction to Accessibility and Inclusive Design

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

COURSE
Rated 4.8 out of five stars. 36 reviews

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