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Digital Arts Certificate

Develop leading-edge digital fluency and technical skills
Master the powerful combination of artistic knowledge and technical skills necessary to create a professional, high-quality digital portfolio. Learn the latest production techniques for generating computer-based graphics, digital photography, and media-rich web productions.
Get certified in Digital Arts at Penn State!

Digital Art helps you develop artistic knowledge and build the technical skills necessary to create professional, high-quality digital productions that can be applied across industries and professions.

Blending art theory with internet-based technologies, digital art synthesizes concepts of multimedia and visual arts and design with production techniques for generating computer-based graphics and media-rich web productions. This certificate program will prepare you to create your own visual- and media-rich professional portfolio, or to craft digital images and multimedia web productions.

SoVA student in digital media class.

Does this sound like you?

  • You are interested in computer-based graphics, multimedia, art, or media-rich web design.
  • You want to strengthen your existing skills to support your professional responsibilities.

If so, the Digital Arts certificate could be a fantastic fit. 

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