Professional Development


Graphic Design Professional Development


Platt College San Diego’s Professional Development Courses (PD) is designed for, but not limited to, professionals seeking to learn software, scripting or concepts that will enhance their knowledge in the Digital Media Design field.

How to enroll:

It is very simple; Call 619-265-0107 and an admissions representative will be happy to assist you.


All courses require pre-requisite skills and will be interviewed and assessed by the assigned instructor to make sure you meet all of the prerequisites for the course, as well as to determine if the course will meet the expectations of you. Please see designated course page for exact requirements.


Cash (Check, Credit Card, or Money Order also accepted) payment is due before entering course. If course is not paid in full before course begins you will be dropped from the course.

Certificate of Completion:

You will receive a certification of completion upon request. College credit, grade, transcript, diploma or an academic degree will not be issued.


You will NOT receive an academic grade for course(s).

Attendance Policy:

Regular attendance is expected of you. More than a 20% absense rate in a course will result in you being dropped from the course. Nevertheless, the instructors have the prerogative to permit less than the above stated number of absences based on the specific requirements of the course.

Job Placement:

Platt College San Diego is not responsible for placing you into a job.


Enrollment in courses is subject to available seating.

Cancellation Policy:

You can withdraw from the course without any penalty. You will receive a full refund of any money paid if canceled prior to course beginning date or within the first seven days of enrollment. “Day” is defined as a calendar day. Cancellation occurs when you give a written notice to the registrar of Platt College San Diego. * You are financially responsible for any distributed supplies. If returned in saleable condition you will receive a full refund on each supply.

Pro Rata Policy:

If you attend less than 60% of the course there will be a pro rated calculation. No refund occurs if you attend more than 60% (15 course days) of the course.

Program Cost

Program Courses


  • DES101 Design Basics
  • TYP101 Typography
  • DD101 Digital Production


  • P102 Raster Graphics
  • D102 Vector Graphics
  • DPD102 Digital Publishing


  • P103 Digital Imaging
  • DPD103 Digital Publishing for Multiple Applications and Devices