Lawrence Tech to offer Photoshop certificate preparation course

SOUTHFIELD—Lawrence Technological University will offer a 12-week Adobe Photoshop Certificate preparation course this fall.

The course is part of LTU’s growing Professional Development Certificates program.

The classes will be offered Tuesdays from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 3 and concluding Dec. 19, via Zoom sessions with a trained instructor. Topics will include creating composites, understanding file types and color modes, creating images for print and web, creating animations, restoring and colorizing old images, and working in the design industry.Class size is limited to 15 new, current, or aspiring designers.

The cost of the training is $1,495 per person, with a discount price of $1,000 for LTU alumni, faculty, students, or staff. Students must have their own copy of Adobe Photoshop software and a computer that will run it.

At the conclusion of the course, students will be prepared to take the Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Design Using Adobe Photoshop examination.

To register for the class, visit

“Lawrence Tech has been at the forefront of professional development education for more than 90 years, and our Adobe Photoshop certificate training course is just the first in a series of professional development certificate courses that we will be adding in the months ahead,” said Richard Heist, LTU provost and chief academic officer. “While we will always offer excellent degree programs in traditional majors, we look forward to expanding the frontiers of education with fast-paced certificate courses that offer timely benefits in professional career advancement.”

Lawrence Technological University,, is one of only 13 private, technological, comprehensive doctoral universities in the United States. Located in Southfield, Mich., LTU was founded in 1932, and offers more than 100 programs through its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Technology, and Engineering. PayScale lists Lawrence Tech among the nation’s top 11 percent of universities for alumni salaries. Forbes and The Wall Street Journal rank LTU among the nation’s top 10 percent. U.S. News and World Report lists it in the top tier of best in the Midwest colleges. Students benefit from small class sizes and a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education with an emphasis on leadership. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 107-acre campus include more than 60 student organizations and NAIA varsity sports.

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