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College and Career Information

Information on Careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

Architecture & Engineering

Architecture and Engineering U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Project Lead The Way College and University Affiliate Locator

Project Lead The Way College Credit Options for High School Students: Midwestern States

Project Lead The Way University of Iowa Credit Application

Print Media

CLC Joint Agreement Program with Harper College
Students who attend Harper's Graphic Arts Pre-Press Production Program or Graphic Arts Technology Program will receive in-district tuition rates at Harper.

PGSF - Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation
Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in Print Media and Graphics.

Directory of Schools
Technical Schools, Colleges, and Universities Offering Courses in Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications Industry Facts and Figures
You can go virtually anywhere in the country and get a job working in Graphic Communications. The top ten leading states in total number of Graphic Communications employees are California, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Michigan.

Graphic Communications and imaging is one of the few industries that run an annual trade surplus. (International Trade Administration) Almost all printing that is consumed in the United States is produced in the United States, and the industry exports billions of dollars of products to other countries. In fact, the United States printing industry is projected to remain a strong domestic-based manufacturing industry for the foreseeable future.

Industry Figures

  • There are 36,870 printing establishments in the United States.
  • Printing is the second largest manufacturing industry in the United States with regard to number of establishments.
  • Over 1,000,000 people are employed in the United States printing industry.
  • Annual printing shipments in the United States total $174.4 billion.

Graphic Communications Career Path

U.S. Print Market Data

Web Development

Web Development U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Audio/Video Design

Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Game Development

Video Game Design Career Paths

Video Game Design Schools

Software Developers U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics