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Printing Technologies


Programs in printing technologies prepare people to produce printed materials such as books, magazines, and brochures.

Printing technologies programs include topics such as:


In printing technologies programs, students may be able to specialize in:


Many community colleges and two-year schools offer certificate and associate degree programs in printing technologies. A certificate program usually takes a year of full-time study. An associate degree program usually takes two years of full-time study.

Several colleges and universities offer bachelor's degrees in printing technologies. A bachelor's degree usually takes about four years of full-time study.

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Program Admission

You can prepare for this program of study by getting your high school diploma or GED.

Below is a list of high school courses that will help prepare you for this program of study:

Typical Course Work

Program Courses

In this program, you typically take courses such as the following:

Some programs incorporate practicums or internships into their curriculums. These opportunities typically combine classroom instruction with on-the-job training. You could work in any of a variety of printing technologies settings, helping to make copies, scan pictures, or other tasks. You benefit from the guidance and direct supervision of an experienced printing professional.


King-Snohomish Area

Lake Washington Institute of Technology