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Graduate Certificate Program
Frequently Asked Questions
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How long does the program take to complete?
What do I need in order to apply?
How can I prepare to apply in a few years?
Do I need a degree in science or art? What kind of background do I need?
What are you looking for in a portfolio?
What should I include in my portfolio?
How big should it be?
Can I submit an electronic portfolio?
Should I send prints or originals?
Visiting before applying
May I sit in on classes?
May I meet with some of the faculty or program staff?
What does a typical week in the program look like?
What is the classroom like?
What should I bring with me to the program?
Do I need a tablet or laptop?
Do I need a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud?
What are my housing options?
Can I have a job while in the program?
Do I need a car?
What kinds of destinations are nearby?
After the Program
What is the internship component?
What is the on-time completion rate?
Where do graduates fulfill their internship requirements?
What is the job placement rate?