Digital tools empower designers to blur the lines between fields. Take an interdisciplinary approach to Pratt’s Digital Design certificates. Combine elective classes across digital design fields with a foundation in graphic design to enter one of the multidisciplinary roles today’s designers occupy. Grow your network while building a professional design portfolio.


Pratt Institute is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant, international students. International students are required to maintain a fulltime schedule, consisting of a minimum of 18 hours per week, during the fall and spring semesters. Optional Practical Training (OPT) is available to eligible international students upon completion of the Digital Design Certificate.

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Program Tuition

Approximately $6000 per semester, plus fees

Application Fee

$100, non-refundable


PMCG-475  Introduction to Graphic Design
PMCG-202  Adobe Illustrator I
PMCG-422  Introduction to Photoshop I
PMFD 301B Project/Portfolio Development

(Plus three Electives)


PMGD 466 Introduction to Typography


PMCG 480 Experimental Typography for the Web
PMCG-420 Adobe Illustrator Advanced
PMCG 425 Photoshop Advanced
PMFD 301B Project/Portfolio Development

(Plus three Electives)


PMGD-478 Brand Design and Corporate Identity
PMCG-303 Adobe InDesign
PMCG 436 Adobe After Effects
PMFD 301B Project/Portfolio Development

(Plus three Electives)

A required class may be substituted for an elective class with prior approval.

New UX/UI Electives


Sketch is built for user experience designers. Learn how to create UX and UI deliverables, such as sitemaps, wireframes and mock-ups. Explore core Sketch concepts like Vectors, Artboards, Symbols (Nesting and Overrides) and Libraries while understanding key visual design concepts like color, typography and iconography. Create low and high fidelity prototypes, using Invision. Through a website project of your choice, finish with a clickable prototype based on your unique design.
AUG 28–NOV 20 | 3–6 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs | $1250

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Introduction to Digital Product Design

Take an introduction to the methodologies and tools needed to design experiences for modern business problems, and how to articulate solutions to relevant project stakeholders encountered in the field. Explore the basics of a UX/UI process that covers problem definition through discovery and research to build strong cases for design solutions, using methods such as diagramming, wireframing and user research.
AUG 28–NOV 22 | 6:30–9:30 PM
12 SESSIONS | 3.6 CEUs| $1250

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Follow these links for more electives

CAD Design
Creative Careers
Digital Product Design
Fashion New Media
Graphic Design
Motion Graphics
Photography and Video
Web Design
UX/UI Mobile Design


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