Digital Communications & Imaging Certificate

Skill-building classes for aspiring artists & creative professionals

Classes cover a range of digital communication topics. Taught by committed and creative faculty, ten classes are offered in varying semesters. Get hands-on training so you can complete creative projects for professional, personal and academic communication.

With purchase of an HSU ID card ($5), registered students are entitled to educationally-priced software from the HSU Bookstore, and use of campus computer labs during open hours. [NOTE: As of March 2020, campus is closed until further notice.]

Are you a public-facing employee or business, working to keep our community healthy, fed, and safe? Complete the Courses for Causes application to get a discount on one of two classes offered in this program this summer: Mastering the Digital SLR or Organizing & Editing Photos in Adobe Lightroom. (Or get a discount or a free class in two other programs.)

Earn a Certificate of Completion in Digital Communications & Imaging

Complete any three courses to earn a certificate of completion. To apply for your certificate, download and complete the Application for Certificate of Completion: Digital Communications & Imaging (PDF form*). (Adobe Reader required for viewing, completing and saving PDF forms.)

Past classes have included:

  • Essentials of Digital Photography
  • Intro to Illustrator
  • Advanced Photoshop


Class Title Class # Start Datesort ascending
Introduction to Adobe Photoshop & Image Editing
TBA: Fall 2020
September 21
Intro to Adobe InDesign
TBA: Fall 2020
September 1
Organizing & Editing Photos in Adobe Lightroom
Canceled: 31109
June 16
Mastering the Digital SLR
June 3