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Continuing Education

Digital Publishing


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Let's get digital

Launch yourself into the world of digital publishing and sharpen your skills in the ever-evolving reality of digital layout and design.

Hands-on, industry-relevant skills

In this program you will: 

  • Develop industry-ready skills in digital publishing to solve unique visual communications challenges 

  • Launch yourself into the world of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator to learn about the ever-evolving realities of digital layout and design 

  • Discover how to format an interactive magazine and how to prepare an Adobe InDesign file for export to an EPUB 

  • Add Adobe Illustrator to your designer toolkit and examine the building block of any visual design – typography 

  • Practice digital design techniques and apply the latest standards and tools of the publishing industry to your creations

After completion

A Digital Publishing Certificate will be awarded upon completion of the 12 program courses.