Desktop Publishing Course Curriculum

Penn Foster’s Desktop Publishing and Design Diploma Program consists of courses that will cover the basics of desktop publishing. You’ll learn to use your design skills to produce books, magazines, annual reports, and other longer documents. Additionally, you’ll learn how to design professional layouts with graphics and typography, create publications for printed and cross-media publishing, and more.

Desktop Publishing and Design

Career Diploma 12 months As low as $59/mo
1-800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Desktop Publishing Course Curriculum

  • 24.6 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 6 courses
  • 16 exams
  • 1 submitted project

Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 12 months
  • Average time = 14 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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