Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Major

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Studies is a program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the layout, design and typographic arrangement of printed and/or electronic graphic and textual products.

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Studies majors and degree programs may include instruction in printing and lithographic equipment and operations, computer hardware and software, digital imaging, print preparation, page layout and design, desktop publishing, and applicable principles of graphic design and web page design.

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Search for schools that offer a major in Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design (use the College Search feature and enter "desktop publishing” or “digital imaging” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design Studies?

With a degree in this field, you will likely find a position as a graphic or publication designer working with digital imaging.

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Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

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