LEARN DESIGN DIFFERENTLY
Path Unbound School of Design
Earn your Certificate of Integrated Design or Web and User Experience Design from the Path Unbound School of Design. Our curriculumn is a perfect blend of the solid foundation you would get from a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in college with real world creative business training in just 6-12 months, at a fraction of the cost.
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We pride ourselves in developing the best-in-class curriculum that teaches you the best practices of design and pushes you to achieve more than you can ever imagine before.
Set yourself up for success by taking the design foundation curriculum expertly crafted by college professors and award-winning industry professionals. You will learn the fundamentals in layout, typography, color theories while practicing your craft in industry-standard programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch and Adobe xD. We also include an optional History of Design course to feed your curious mind and set you apart from other design bootcamp grads – you will be the only one who can talk about famous designers in histories and relate your work to inspirations from masterpieces.
Now that you have set a solid foundation in design, it’s time to take it to the next level! Similar to college curriculums, you will be selecting an area of concentration you want to focus on. You can pick and choose from 2 popular tracks or pick or own combinations. We are not the one who decide what you should learn – you tell us what you want to learn, much like independent majors in college.
Graphics, Animation & Video Track
Web, Mobile and User Experience Design Track
A designer without a portfolio is a pilot without a plane. The Portfolio Bootcamp is an intensive program that prepares students for the real world. From real client project briefs to inspirational prompts to build your own passion projects, the portfolio project workshop guides you to develop outstanding design projects that will catch your future employer or client’s eyes. You will then build your own portfolio website from the ground up with professionally-designed personal identity. You leave the program with a ready-to-show portfolio website that will wow the world and land you the opportunity you’ve been waiting for.
CAREER AND BUSINESS INCUBATOR
Start learning how to start your creative business right from home. The Path Unbound Creative Business Incubator is a orogram unlike any other. Unlike most schools, we priority business education because we have seen how creatives have struggled to make profits historically. Let’s face it, making money with your creative work is important. You are not selling out – you are getting what you deserve to build the life you’ve always wanted. In this 3-month intensive program, you will be learning everything from business idea generation, product/service marketing fit testing to incorporation, taxes, lead generation and more. You will graduate with your own creative business already formed and operational.
How It Works
Create Your Student Profile
Tell us about your backgrounds and goals. Our students come from all kinds of backgrounds. You do not have to have prior knowledge of design to enroll. We are here to make sure you get the highest quality of education and develop the skills to pursue a career or business of your choice. You can choose to enroll right away or speak to one of our admission officers first.
Select Financing Options
We currently provide 2 options for you to pay for your education. Upfront payment to save in total or easy monthly payments so that you don’t have to come up with a large amount of money at once. You can even try our affordable short courses first when you work out your financing.
Soon, we will be partnering with some of the most reputable lenders to offer you even better financing options. We will also launch a competitive scholarship program for high-performing students.
Start Foundation Program
Congratulations! You are ready to start learning. Our curriculum is expertly designed by industry professionals and college design professors to ensure you are learning the most up-to-date knowledge of design while building a strong creative foundation that most other online design programs cannot provide.
Choose Your Specialization During Acceleration Program
We offer 2 specialization tracks in the Acceleration Program, which is an intermediate to advanced program for students who successfully completed the Foundation Program. You can choose to specialize in Graphics, Animation & Video or Web and User Experience Design. Or if you want to take courses in both specializations, you can extend your Certificate Program with additiona cost.
Build Your Portfolio Bootcamp
Students who successfully compeleted their coursework in Acceleration will move on to the 1-month Portfolio Bootcamp, where they will be provided with real client project briefs to build their portfolios. The bootcamp will guide them to build their own webistes. Our team of elite industry mentors will provide insightful portfolio critiques to ensure students’ work is competitive in quality. By the end of the program, students will have a fully career-ready portfolio website live online.
Career and Business Incubator
This is the part that sets Path Unbound apart from all other schools. We strongly believe in training creative talent to be successful in business. We don’t want you to struggle in getting your work seen or being valued. Our Career and Business Bootcamp runs in the style of a startup incubator, virtually.
Not sure which course or program is right for you? Not sure how to make it work financially? Our admission officers are happy to answer your questions. Tell us a little bit about yourself and we will reach out to you.