Digital Video

  • Certificate
Location: Boston
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Why Digital Video?

The Graduate Certificate in Digital Video is a hands-on introduction to digital video technologies, as well as an examination of the social, cultural, and political implications of moving-image production in the digital age.

New innovations, breakthrough technologies, and changing consumer habits are redefining the media landscape—fueling demand for media professionals who can apply the latest tools and techniques to create compelling digital content. Students will gain competency in digital production and post-production while exploring various formal, conceptual, and structural strategies. Students will learn to generate digital video that communicates effectively and inventively, in preparation for positions in the creative industries of gaming, design, and media production. The courses in this program also serve as a concentration in the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media.

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Unique Features

  • Provides hands-on skills for students pursuing a career in creative digital media industries
  • Courses from this certificate may be applied toward the Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media
  • Multiple start terms are available for this program

Career Outlook

On average, job growth for digital media professionals is expected to increase at an average of 10% by 2022. -U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014

What you'll study

General Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Digital Video General Requirements
DGM 6506 - Introduction to Digital Video
DGM 6435 - Digital Video Production
DGM 6440 - Editing in the Digital Studio


Complete two of the following:

DGM 6125 - Time-Based Media
DGM 6430 - Screenwriting: Linear and Interactive
DGM 6545 - Documentary and Nonfiction Production

This program requires successful completion of a minimum of 18 credit hours that meet the degree requirements.

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Did You Know?

Communications and digital media jobs are expected to grow by more than 83K by 2022 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

Average Time to Completion

1 year



Entry Terms


Meets F-1 Visa Requirements


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