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Graphic Design

ACHS offers one CTAE Career Pathway in Graphic Design. Any student who completes the three courses in this pathway will be recognized as a Georgia Career Pathway Completer.


Students who participate in this pathway will be trained to use current industry standard software (Adobe Photoshop). At the end of course three, students will sit for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Adobe Photoshop industry certification exam. This certification is a real industry credential for a software program that is used in the actual workplace. ACA certification increases a student’s employability in the field of Graphic Design.

Graphic Design Career Pathway

Course 1: Introduction to Graphics and Design (48.56100)

Course 2: Graphic Design and Production (48.56200)

Course 3: Advanced Graphic Design (48.52800)

What will I learn from this Career Pathway?

  • The Graphic Design Pathway teaches you how to communicate ideas visually by using computer software programs such as Adobe Photoshop to create print or digital layout that convey messages.

What are some careers that this pathway will help prepare me for?

  • Desktop Publishers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Multimedia Artist and Animators
  • Website Creator

***This pathway will help any student with an interest in any Graphic Design or computer-aided Arts field develop a good knowledge base.

What CTSO is associated with this pathway?

DECA or Skills USA