Frederick, Maryland has 2 visual communications schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in visual communications. Frederick has a total population of 52,767 and a student population of 8,927. Of these students, 8,726 are enrolled in schools that offer visual communications programs.
The largest visual communications school in Frederick, by student population, is Frederick Community College. In 2010, Frederick Community College graduated approximately 4 students from its visual communications program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a visual communications certificate from one of Frederick's visual communications schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,400 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for visual communications related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,711.
Many visual communications graduates choose to work as visual communications professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Frederick, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 6,060 visual communications professionals in Maryland. Of these visual communications professionals, 1,210 were working in the greater Frederick area. By the year 2018, the number of visual communications professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Frederick. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for visual communications professionals.
As a visual communications professional in Frederick, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,770 per year. This is higher than the average salary for visual communications professionals in the state.
7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964
1-2 years certificate
401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701
Less than 1 year certificate