Commercial Arts

Career & Technical Education

Commercial Arts at SouthTech Academy

SouthTech’s Commercial Arts Academy
provides students with an opportunity
to train for careers in the commercial arts and graphic design
industries. Upon graduating, students are career and/or


As part of a four-year program, instructors train each student in
graphic production skills, design layout, typography, fine art and
industry-standard software programs. Students are educated to
industry standards in graphic software skills, illustration, and
in mixed media. SouthTech Academy offers a state-of-the-art
learning environment with a design lab for both the beginner
and advanced student. Creativity is essential in this award-
winning program. Instruction is combined with core academics,
preparing each student for industry employment, as well as
post-secondary education.

Earning Power

A graduate of this academy can expect to earn a competitive wage
with unlimited growth potential. Graduates work successfully
in the advertising, marketing, publishing, animation, web and
print design industries.

Industry Certifications

  • Photoshop Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
  • Illustrator Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
  • InDesign Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)
  • Illustrator Expert
  • Photoshop Expert
Get in touch

872 Arch Ave.
Chaska, Palo Alto, CA 55318
ph: +1.123.434.965

Work inquiries
ph: +1.321.989.645