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Online Desktop Publishing and Design​

If you’re creative and think outside the box, flexible, and dependable then add to your skill set with Penn Foster Career School's Online Desktop Publishing and Design Career Diploma. Learn the basics from formatting text to creating professional layouts with online training that can help you prepare for the field at your own pace and is affordable.

Why Learn Desktop Publishing and Design?

In this online Desktop Publishing and Design Career Diploma Program, you’ll learn to create documents and web pages using Adobe® InDesign® software for advertising agencies, publishing houses, and corporations.
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
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Learn at home or on the go through our custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal, available 24/7.
Dedicated Success Coaches
Dedicated Success Coaches
Our Success Center is made up of Certified Instructors and Success Coaches, Teaching Assistants and Student Help Staff — all working to help you succeed.
Curriculum for Success
Curriculum for Success
Get the skills and knowledge you need to help you prepare for a career or sharpen your skills as a desktop publisher.
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Set Your Goals and Pace
Customize your study and exam schedule with progress-tracking and goal-setting tools that keep you moving forward.​
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Proven Reputation
With 44,000 graduates in 2017 from our regionally and nationally accredited High School and Career School and nationally accredited College, you're in good hands!
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Connect in real-time with other Desktop Publishing and Design students in the Penn Foster Community.
Student Experience

A Customized Learning Experience

With mobile-friendly coursework, progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, virtual simulations, informative videos, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is online learning like no other.
Online Desktop Publishing and Design Diploma Program Course Details
In our Online Desktop Publishing and Design Diploma Program, you’ll take classes that will give you an introduction to Desktop Publishing. You’ll also learn about the electronic publishing process, the elements of design, and the types of illustrations used by desktop publishers. The program will also cover how to effectively plan and design business cards, letterheads, resumes, and more.
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Desktop Publishing and Design Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Desktop Publishing and Design Diploma Program online today.
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