Endorsements at PNCA
This new program is designed to give specialized learning in a condensed program. Built around Continuing Education offerings, the endorsement curriculum has been planned in each of its specialist areas by working professionals and practitioners. Students choose from relevant classes and workshops to fulfill the requirements. Participants are required to fill out a brief application and upon acceptance register for the classes with the $60 certificate fee attached.
Upon successful completion students will receive an endorsement in their field of study and finished a project highlighting their acquired skills.
Give your drawing, illustration and painting interests a comprehensive studio foundation by completing our endorsement in Drawing. Develop proficiency and sophistication in depicting three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface in quick studies and sustained compositions. Build a portfolio of work that reflects nuanced and diverse approaches to compositional and spatial elements in drawing, expressive drawing techniques, alternative materials, and drawing as a research and communication tool for projects in other disciplines. The program serves adult learners with and without formal education in an art studio discipline.
Download more information about the program and classes.
Build a strong repertoire of marketing skills to advance your career and to develop a foundation for your and your clients’ products and services. Learn to design, develop and present marketing strategies that meet professional standards and put yourself and your projects onto a path of success. Our endorsement in Marketing emphasizes strategic management processes for identifying, anticipating and satisfying customer requirements in the creative industries. The program serves designers, marketers, brand managers, product developers, artists and entrepreneurs in their career development. Download more information about the program and classes.
Web + Digital Communication
The web and mobile technologies have profoundly transformed how marketing and communications connect consumers and brands. Our endorsement in Web + Digital Communication takes you beyond simply implementing social media processes and offers you training for a consistently strategic analysis and design of screen-delivered communication. Our program focuses on the application of user experience design and the development of compelling content strategies in relationship to specific marketing goals. The program serves designers, marketers, brand managers, product developers, artists and entrepreneurs in their career development. Download more information about the program and classes.
We are excited to announce the development of an Endorsement in Community Arts. Staring in 2014, the program values and cultivates the catalytic role of the arts and aesthetic processes in illuminating and addressing issues of personal and social significance. In particular, our program will provide training and development for artists, teachers, mentors, counselors, social workers and therapists who use arts-based methods in empowering and transforming the lives of individuals and of communities. We expect to begin accepting program applications in January 2015.
For more information contact the Continuing Education Office at 503.821.8889.