May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

New Media Production: Multimedia Certificate (NMMC-CC-NMP)

Location(s): Middlesex

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CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.
***This certificate is pending final approval by spring 2023 governance***

The Multimedia (New Media Design) certificate program prepares students for careers in the field of interactive multimedia production used in business, marketing, education, entertainment, and the World Wide Web. Students learn interactive multimedia design, authoring and production including graphics, audio, video, and animation. Graduates leave with a portfolio of work and experience that prepare them for careers as multimedia producers, web designers, project managers or media production specialists.

This program offers students opportunities to integrate the world of computers, Internet, art and multimedia in completion of the certificate. It also covers relevant areas of web site construction, including designing and programming pages, developing multimedia content, as well as building and managing a web site.

This 30-credit certificate program is intended as a stackable credential for students looking to specialize in corporate media production. When enrolling in this program as a standalone occupational certificate, it is recommended that students entering the program either have an associate degree or higher or are enrolled in the Digital Media Production associate degree program to improve employability upon graduation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively use a variety of industry standard tools and processes for producing contemporary forms of digital media across multiple delivery platforms and delivery systems.
    • Equipment and software certification tests
    • Project and instructor portfolio review
    • Workflow analysis and instructor review
    • Review of effective project delivery across platforms
  • Use advanced technologies within a chosen area of specialization with the goal of successfully transitioning from school to working in the industry
    • Equipment and software certification tests
    • Project and instructor portfolio review
    • Work site supervisor and evaluation
  • Plan, create and maintain a professional portfolio highlighting and marketing professional skills and capabilities. Showcase this portfolio via websites, blogs, and social media to achieve employment and educational goals.
    • Equipment and software certification tests
    • Project and instructor portfolio review
    • Continuous instructor review of online portfolio and social media presence
  • Demonstrate key competencies in media writing, video production, audio production, graphic design, interactive media, photography and other technologies within digital media arts.
    • Equipment and software certification tests
    • Grading of written materials
    • Application of aesthetic techniques to class projects


Program is eligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Required Courses

Total Credits: 30

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