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Online Desktop Publishing Training Courses

Learn desktop publishing with these online courses and training programs. Courses cover desktop publishing software including: Adobe PageMaker, Illustrator, QuarkExpress, PowerPoint, Corel, Ventura, and more.

Desktop Publishing & Software Courses

About four out of 10 desktop publishers work for newspapers, periodicals, books, and directory publishers, according to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Desktop publishers earned an annual median salary of $29,040 in 2004, with professionals in printing and related support services earning $36,040 on average.

Desktop Publishing

Desktop Publishing Career Training Online

Although there is no standard educational requirement for beginning desktop publishers, most employers prefer applicants who have completed a certificate program and career training, which takes approximately a year and can often be completed online. A two-year online associate's degree or a four-year bachelor's degree in graphic design, graphic arts, or graphic communication can provide the best job opportunities. In the rapidly evolving world of multimedia technology, desktop publishers with computer savvy will have a competitive edge in desktop publishing, an occupation that the BLS expects to grow faster than average through 2014.

A Day in the Life of a Desktop Publisher

By combining technical skills with creative skills, desktop publishers use computer software programs to manipulate and combine visual elements (for example, photos and charts) and text elements to create professional-quality publications such as brochures and magazines. If you have excellent computer skills and an eye for creative details, a desktop publishing career may be right for you.

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