Certificate Programs - Click on titles below for course information

The Professional Certificate in Digital Media offers a unique opportunity to build a certificate around your interests. Whether you're looking for a career change or to pick up a side job, this certificate will give you the credentials necessary to market your talents. Choose courses that meet your professional interests and career objectives.

Take courses from a variety of different concentrations including Graphic Design, Social Media, and Photography.

Take courses when you can, and in the area you prefer.
Successfully complete six courses within 2 years to earn the certificate.

Courses

Portrait photography is an excellent skill to cultivate. Whether you just want to take better photos of your family or want to build on your portrait portfolio, learn how to create exceptional portraits using poses and lighting that emphasize your subjects' character and features.


May 1-29, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 209
Learn techniques and ideas that will enable you to grow as a creative photographer and visual storyteller. Prerequisite: Students should have a basic understanding of photography fundamentals before taking this course.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 209
Learn how to take better photos, regardless of the type of camera. Topics such as composition, lighting, and exposure will be discussed in order to gain a better understanding of photography.

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In this course we will examine the use of photography as an art form and participants will be encouraged to create images that are suitable for display as an artistic expression of ideas and themes.

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This hands-on class will cover video production from shooting to uploading an edited video. Topics covered will include the basics of planning, shooting and editing with Adobe Premiere, options for uploading to the web and audio, lighting, and visual aesthetics.

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Learn to edit your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, correct image exposure, colorize parts of an image, and how to create simple digital paintings.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Online Course