Graphic Communications

This program is designed to provide students the competencies and skills required for entry-level positions in the field of graphic communications. Students develop skills in computer graphics using state-of-the-art equipment and software, which includes Adobe InDesign. Additionally, students gain proficiency in printing and use of printing equipment. Students also gain experience working with customer service during the course of their two-year program. Graduates of the program are encouraged to further their education by earning a two or four-year degree in several areas of graphic communications.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Electronic Publisher
  • Image Assembly Worker
  • Offset Press Operator
  • Bindery Worker
  • Copy Center Worker
  • Photographer’s Assistant
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH FURTHER
EDUCATION
  • Graphics Instructor
  • Estimator
  • Printing Salesperson
  • Paper Salesperson
  • Printing Broker
  • Software Writer
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Graphic Designer (Web)
  • Photographer

*Average Salary Range: $22,000- $75,000

*Based on skill level, education and experience

The Graphic Communications program at RG Drage and my instructor helped me land a great career!

-Cody Ray–RG Drage/Minerva High School Graduate; Offset Press Operator, The Ball Corporation

Program Instructor: Mike Reymond Email: michael.reymond@rgdrage.org
Industry Credentials: ADOBE Certified Associate: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Premier
Course Credits: 3 Credits Per Year
Student Organization: SkillsUSA
College Partners: Stark State College, University of Akron, Kent State University and Pittsburgh Technical Institute

R. G. Drage will be closed from Nov. 23 thru Nov. 28. Classes will resume Nov. 29th.

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