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Coastal partners with online design school

October 15, 2001

The School of Continuing Studies at Coastal Carolina University has partnered with, a leading online design and new media school, to offer quality courses and certificate programs. offers online professional training in Web, graphic, digital and multimedia design. Courses such as graphic design, photoshop, color theory and more are taught by professionals and award-winning commercial artists with many years of work and teaching experience.

"We are fortunate to be able to offer these unique online courses," said Peter Balsamo, dean of the School of Continuing Studies. "This is a great alternative for professionals, locally and around the country, who are interested in learning new skills and keeping up with the ever-changing marketplace."

In the learning environment, courses feature high-quality text and graphic content. Students learn at their own pace, submitting assignments and interacting with instructors via e-mail. Individual courses as well as various certificate programs are available.

For more information, contact Balsamo at 349-2648 or visit on the Internet.