Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology

Welcome to CPCC’s Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology Program.


Printing is America’s third largest manufacturing industry. Nationwide it employs 1.1 million people and has annual sales of over 161 billion. The industry is also very active locally with North and South Carolina employing 12,357 and reaching annual sales of 2.2 billion. Locally in Charlotte annual sales reach 900 million and Charlotte employs over 6,200 people.

Our Graphic Arts & Imaging Technology curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in the printing, publishing, packaging and related industries. Graduates should qualify for a career in these fields.

Graphic Arts classroomStudents will receive hands-on training in:

  • Flexography
  • Pre-press and Digital Imaging Design Software and Color Management
  • Imaging Technology
  • Offset Lithography
  • Screen Printing
  • Emerging Printing Technologies
  • some classes include graphic design and multimedia

Our GAIT Program includes both Curriculum and Industry Training programs at the Harper National Flexograpic Center. You can also view details Details of our programs are provided on this site or you may contact one of our helpful staff members. See our Faculty & Staff page or Contact Us page for more information.