Page Layout


Build a foundation to get started in print and digital publishing. In one semester, you’ll learn skills like page layout, digital publishing, print publishing, and e-book development. You’ll also learn image editing skills and more.

One of five stackable certificates students can earn towards the Graphic Communications Associate in Applied Science degree.

This certificate provides three courses focused on publishing software. Project types range from simple flyers to printed and electronic multi-page documents. Software covered includes Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, iBook Author, and Adobe Acrobat.

A Quality Education

Students in the Graphic Communications program usually have employment in the first year of taking classes. Many employers work with part-time students to encourage them to complete their degree.

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Career Opportunities

Designer, Press Technician, Production Artist, Desktop Publisher.


6 Months

if Full Time

1 Semester9 Total Credit Hours

What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.



+ supplies & fees

Based on 2024-25

What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.


16 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.

View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

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With a Page Layout Certificate, you’ll develop valuable desktop publishing and page layout skills. You’ll earn a stackable certificate in only three classes while pursuing an associate degree.

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How Do I Get Into the Page Layout Program?

Earn a stackable credential that helps showcase your depth of knowledge in the graphic communications field. Design your next step toward success. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 700 scholarships.
  4. Student success advisors are available to help.
  5. This certificate offers quick benefits to employers. Many are willing to work with part-time students to encourage them to complete their degree.

What Can I Expect As a Page Layout Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?


Edwards Library / Administration Building » L220C
East Peoria Campus
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Fri: 8 am – 2 pm