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Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program

Campus Availability: Online, Knoxville and Chattanooga 

The Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Program offers instructor-led computer training on the Adobe Creative Suite products Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver plus HTML and CSS. This program includes hands-on instruction, eLearning, labs, exam preparation, online resources, resume and interviewing assistance.

The goal of this career training program is to prepare you for positions such as Graphic Designer, Graphic Artist, Website Content Editor, Multimedia Artist, Web Developer, or Desktop Publisher.

A Career Path Built with you in mind

Adobe Graphic & Web Specialist Learning Path

Adobe Acrobat

Students will learn the power of the Portable Document Format. Taking advantage of the functionality and features available in Acrobat, students will ensure the integrity of electronic documents for any viewer, on any devices, or operating systems.

  • Accessing PDF Documents
  • Creating and Saving PDF Documents
  • Navigating Content in a PDF Document
  • Modifying PDF Documents
  • Reviewing PDF Documents
  • Converting PDF Files
  • Customizing the Acrobat XI Pro Workspace
  • Creating PDFs from Technical Documents
  • Enhancing PDF Documents
  • Securing PDF Documents
  • Creating Interactive PDF Forms
  • Finalizing PDF Files for Commercial Printing

Adobe Illustrator

This course covers the Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam.

  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes
  • Creating Graphics Containing Customized Paths
  • Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text
  • Customizing Objects
  • Customizing Basic Shapes
  • Preparing Documents for Deployment
  • Customizing the Illustrator Interface
  • Drawing Complex Illustrations
  • Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
  • Customizing Colors and Swatches
  • Formatting Type
  • Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
  • Preparing a Document for Print Output
  • Preparing Graphics for the Web

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign course gives you all the tools you need to give your documents a well-designed, professional look, including Paragraph and character styles, layout features, and customized text and graphics.

  • Getting Started with InDesign
  • Designing a Document
  • Customizing a Document
  • Working with Page Elements
  • Building Tables
  • Preparing a Document for Delivery
  • Creating Documents for Multiple Formats
  • Managing Advanced Page Elements
  • Managing Styles
  • Building Complex Paths
  • Managing External Files
  • Creating Dynamic Documents
  • Managing Long Documents
  • Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats
  • Customizing Print Settings

Adobe Photoshop

This course focuses on the features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images, advanced image creation and editing techniques, and offers hands-on activities that demonstrate how these techniques can be used in combination to create exciting visual effects.


  • Getting Started with Photoshop
  • Beginning with Image Basics
  • Managing Selections and Layers
  • Making Image Adjustments
  • Refining Images
  • Saving Images for Web and Print
  • Creating Raster Images
  • Working with Vector Image Tools
  • Using Advanced Layer Techniques
  • Automating Tasks
  • Creating and Editing Video

Adobe Dreamweaver

In this course, students learn to maintain and administer your website with Dreamweaver’s site and page management tools, create fluid CSS layouts, implement mobile integration techniques, and share files over a server to work in a collaborative manner

  • Getting Started with Dreamweaver
  • Creating A Website
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Inserting Tables and Importing Content
  • Creating Reusable Site Assets
  • Linking Web Pages and Sending the Website To The Server
  • Identifying Website Requirements
  • Creating Layouts
  • Formatting Web Pages
  • Creating Forms
  • Integrating Media Files with Dreamweaver
  • Managing Website Files


HTML5 is one of the most integral and evolving web technologies that enables a user to structure content and present it on the web. This course lays the foundation for mastering this popular web publishing technology plus the new and advanced features of HTML5, covering how to create HTML5 and CSS3 markup that will work well on the widest possible variety of web browsers, mobile devices, and machine readers, such as search engine web crawlers.

  • Authoring Content in HTML
  • Embedding and Linking Content
  • Formatting Content with CSS
  • Authoring Complex Content Structures
  • Testing and Publishing Html Content
  • Creating HTML Content
  • Using Advanced Techniques to Select and Apply Styles
  • Using Advanced Background and Border Techniques
  • Incorporating Advanced Text Formats
  • Adding Animation and Multimedia
  • Making HTML Readable and Accessible

Program Info

Full-time Length: 2 Months
Clock Hours: 160

Tuition: $4,880
Optional Cert Exam Fees: $115

Graduation/Placement Rate:
     Knoxville: N/A / N/A

Career Opportunities

     Graphic Designer
     Graphic Artist
     Website Content Editor
     Multimedia Artist
     Desktop Publisher
     Web Developer

Certifications Available

    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe InDesign
    Adobe Photoshop