6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Program and course delivery

This program is offered in Seneca's hybrid delivery format with some courses available in Seneca's flexible delivery format. Some coursework is online and some must be completed in person. Students will need to come on campus to complete in-person learning requirements. For courses offered in the flexible delivery format, professors use innovative learning spaces and technology to teach students in a classroom or lab and broadcast in real time to students attending remotely. In flexible courses, students have the choice of coming on campus or learning online.

About the Program

This three-year advanced diploma program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills necessary to create effective design solutions for interactive, print and experiential design projects. Fundamental principles and skills training, followed by immersive cross disciplinary learning, culminate with a graduate showcase portfolio and the opportunity to participate in a field placement. This program will prepare you to work as a designer in the communications industry.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Design
  • Typography
  • Business writing
  • Marketing

Work Experience

Field Placement

You will have the option to pursue a field placement or an In-studio practicum during your sixth semester of the program.

Your Career

Graduates of the program can explore the following career options:

  • Graphic designer
  • Web designer
  • In-house designer for corporations
  • Advertising art director
  • Interactive designer


  • Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)
  • Designers Accord
  • International Council of Design (ico-D)
  • The Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario (RGD)