Certificate or Diploma programs offer those who are already working in business, foodservice, or agencies an opportunity to broaden and deepen their skills or to learn the basic skills needed to change careers. Except for Culinary Arts, these programs do not include general education classes. At The Art Institute of Atlanta, diploma programs are intended for students who have graduated from high school at least two years before the date of application. This policy varies at the branch campuses.Diploma in Web Design & Development
The Web Design & Development Diploma program is designed to teach students how to create the look feel and functionality of World Wide Web pages for client Web sites. This involves developing a design that effectively communicates the ideas being promoted by the Web sites, and focusing on the ways in which the Web sites function for optimum information delivery. The program will also focus on the design and development of mobile device applications. Students will develop abilities in aspects of Web design, computer languages, and multimedia skills, along with developing a professional portfolio as a formal transition into the workplace. Students will also lean to adapt the most up-to-date programs, techniques and standards in a field that is quickly and continuously changing.