Visual Communications

Let Your Creativity Soar…Experience the World of Multimedia

At West Kentucky Community and Technical College, we’re looking for bright, creative, innovative, imaginative people of all ages to be a part of a wonderful educational experience. Learning occurs as your imagination takes you to places far beyond your fantasies toward the career of your dreams. Areas include animation, audio/video, web design, graphic design and much more. So come visit us in the Multimedia Department, where we’re putting a creative touch on life.   Check out our flyer

Credential Opportunities




Length of Program

Students must complete 66-70 hours of credit for an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Visual Communication – Multimedia, 51-63 hours for diplomas, and 12-33 hours for certificates. Certificates are embedded within the diplomas with the exception of the Specialty Graphics Certificate which is a standalone certificate.

Admission Requirements

There are no special admission requirements for this program.  Please consult WKCTC’s general admission requirements

Contact Information

Beverly Quimby, Program Coordinator

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Institution OPEID: 001979
CIP CODE: 10.0105

Occupational Network – O*NET-SOC Code:

Program Definition:  Set up or operate various types of printing machines, such as offset, letterset, intaglio, or gravure presses or screen printers to produce print on paper or other materials. Set up and prepare material for printing presses. Set type according to copy; operate press to print job order; and read proof for errors and clarity of impression, and correct imperfections. Job printers are often found in small establishments where work combines several job skills.

Career Opportunities:  Level of Program: Certificate or DiplomaJob opportunities include: ressman, Press Operator, 2nd Pressman, Printing Press Operator, Printer, Offset Pressman, 1st Pressman, Printing Pressman, Press Helper, Feeder Prepress Technician, Electronic Prepress Operator (EPP Operator), Plate Maker, Prepress Operator, Pre-Press Technician, Desktop Operator, Electronic Prepress Technician (EPP Tech), Plate Mounter, Pre-Press Proofer, Prepress Stripper.

Program Length: 22 months

Total Program Costs: $8,145    Detailed Program Costs

Note:   More information will be available soon.