Earn your Design Diploma in 1 Year or Less

Are you a creative individual that enjoys detail-oriented work?

Herzing’s Design programs are designed to meet the needs of a rapidly changing industry. Our combined approach of classroom theory, hands-on training, and internship experience ensure that Design grads have what it takes to earn rewarding positions in their field right after graduation.

2D Animation Program

This program provides a well-rounded curriculum and prepares students with the skills and competencies needed to pursue a career in TV, movie production, video game animation, web design and more.

Students of Herzing’s 2D Animation program complete their training fully prepared to assume positions as 2D Animators, Posing Artists, Inbetween Animators, Digital Character Riggers, Senior Animators and more. In just 12 months, students build a range of knowledge and skills, including introduction to animation and animation software, arcs, anticipation, drawing, posing, character rigging, character animation and more.

The built-in 6 week internship helps students apply their new skills in a real-work environment to ensure a smooth transition to employment following graduation.

Computer Graphic Design Program

This program provides students with a solid foundation for career growth. Graduates are qualified for many entry-level positions, including production or computer artists at newspapers or print media production houses, advertising agencies or television stations

Students of Herzing’s Graphic Design program complete their training fully prepared to assume positions as Graphic Designers, Web Designers, Computer Graphics Technicians and more. In just 10 months, students build a range of knowledge and skills, including Adobe Photoshop image design and editing, vector graphics using Adobe Illustrator, website design, graphic design and layout using Adobe InDesign and more.

The built-in 6 week internship helps students apply their new skills in a real-work environment to ensure a smooth transition to employment following graduation.

Web Site Design Program

This program prepares graduates to find contract work in various sectors of the industry such as public and private organizations, small and medium sized companies, government, advertising agencies, multinationals and manufacturing and service and distribution companies.

Students of Herzing’s Web Site Design program complete their training fully prepared to assume positions as Web Designers, Web Developers, Freelance Web Designers and more. In just 10 months, students build a range of knowledge and skills, including Internet and e-business concepts; Hypertext Markup Languages (HTML 5) and a scripting language such as JavaScript; Web graphic packages such as Photoshop® and Dreamweaver®.

The built-in 6 week internship helps students apply their new skills in a real-work environment to ensure a smooth transition to employment following graduation.

Web Development Program

Web developers have the skills needed to build entire websites from scratch, and ensure that they are both functional and optimized for search engines.

Students of Herzing Ottawa’s Web Development program complete their training fully prepared to assume positions as webmasters, intranet site designers, and internet site developers. In just 9 months, students build a range of knowledge and skills, including:

  • System and HTML Fundamentals
  • Database Management and Design
  • Internet and Markup Language Scripting
  • Web Animation
  • Web Graphics
  • Web Design Fundamentals
  • Client-Side Web Site Development

The built-in 4 week internship helps students apply their new skills in a real-work environment to ensure a smooth transition to employment following graduation.

 

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Start Preparing for your Career at Herzing College Ottawa

Our Ottawa campus has earned a solid reputation not only for quality education but for real-world career preparation. The objective of our diploma and online professional development certificate programs is simple: to equip our graduates with marketable skills that they can utilize in obtaining financially and emotionally rewarding careers.

Each program is designed to ensure that the skills and knowledge taught in class parallel those in demand in the workplace. Beyond the classroom, we offer personalized career services and support to students, beginning on day one. Get trained for a new career in less time than you think and we'll help you to find employment. 

Many diploma programs at Herzing College in Ottawa include an internship to gain work experience!

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