Media Production Undergraduate Certificate

The Certificate in Media Production provides a sequence of courses designed to develop multi-channel and multi-media skill sets that can be used by students to record, edit, and produce media for artistic, personal, or commercial applications. Students will develop a portfolio of work that will reflect both independent and client-centered content. Students who complete the Certificate in Media Production will develop the knowledge and skills needed in a rapidly changing media environment. 

The Certificate in Media Production is composed of 18 hours of coursework. Students must complete at least 12 hours at UMSL and earn at least a B in any course applied to the certificate.

Required Coursework

MEDIA ST 2113Media Production I3
MEDIA ST 2210Video Production I3
MEDIA ST 3310Video Production II3
MEDIA ST 3313Advanced Video Editing3
MEDIA ST 3318Advanced Independent Video Production3
MEDIA ST 2225Live Events Media3
or MEDIA ST 3113 Media Production II
Total Hours18

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, certificate earners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of available media technology and its applications.
  • Develop a substantial foundation in all aspects of media production.
  • Establish and nurture a working application in evolving production techniques.
  • Learn to utilize external information design in order to extend experiences in production techniques and standards.
  • Become prepared to perform as a production specialist in all areas of media.
  • Develop a skill set in Media Production that will certify competence in all levels of pre-production, production, and post-production.