The certificate in advanced media production technology is a 24-credit post-baccalaureate undergraduate certificate program available to students pursuing the study of advanced digital media and post-production techniques. The certificate is designed to blend creative skills with the technical expertise required to compete for employment in the field of digital media. Students in the program are encouraged to approach the development of digital media with a cross-disciplinary, entrepreneurial spirit and to apply information and communications technology in novel ways. Students who receive a certificate through this program equip themselves for many opportunities in the professional digital media community of both production and post-production providers.

Special requirements

Students must possess a baccalaureate degree from an accredited academic institution and apply through the School of the Arts for admission. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation.

Learning outcomes

Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following:

  1. Evaluate and determine production goals for digital media
  2. Create and produce professional-level digital media
  3. Demonstrate broad-based knowledge in the components of audio production
  4. Demonstrate broad-based knowledge in the core components of post-production
  5. Work in professional post-production business and virtual production environments

Degree requirements for Advanced Media Production Technology, Certificate in (Post-baccalaureate undergraduate certificate)

AMPT   401Listen and Capture3
AMPT   402Editorial Storytelling3
AMPT   403Emerging Digital Cinema3
AMPT   404Script3
Area of emphasis (select one)3
Sound Manipulation
Finishing the Story
Mastering Digital Cinema
Electives (select three) 19
Audio for Gaming
Motion Graphics
Music Production Techniques
Foley and Sound Design
Total Hours24

Additional electives may be available, please consult adviser for options.

Sample plan of study

Fall semesterHours
AMPT   401 Listen and Capture 3
AMPT   402 Editorial Storytelling 3
AMPT   403 Emerging Digital Cinema 3
AMPT   404 Script 3
 Term Hours: 12
Spring semester
AMPT   495
Sound Manipulation
or Finishing the Story
or Mastering Digital Cinema
AMPT electives 9
 Term Hours: 12
 Total Hours: 24