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Top Certificate Programs in Art Studies

Art Studies as an area of study is an extremely broad category, and it can include everything from traditional studio arts to conceptual mathematics. Often, the areas of the arts that offer certificates are within psychological or conceptual design fields.

If you are still asking yourself, “What is a Certificate in Art Studies?” you should consider what a certificate is in the first place. Many fields offer special certificates in addition to normal, four-year degrees or post-graduate learning opportunities. A Certificate in the arts shows employers that you have learned and mastered a specific skill. There are some areas of the arts that require the employee to be certified, which of course means holding a current certificate.

Depending on the job in question, you may be required to have a certificate, especially in counseling positions. Other industries do not require employees to have all related certificates, but holding them does allow the job-holder to negotiate a higher salary or be boosted to the top of the list of prospective applicants.

The cost of earning a certificate is often much lower than compared with earning a degree. In order to find out how much you will need to set aside for your certificate program, it is best to contact the school directly for a quote.

Even if you already have a promising career in the arts, you may be able to increase the pool of jobs you can choose from with the help of a certificate. Whether you want to work with branding fashion labels, be qualified to work with youth as a counselor, or want to show future employers you can use complicated design programs, a certificate can improve your cause.

If you require a certificate for your field of work, or want to make your resume more appealing, you should consider pursing your studies online. This allows you to combine your existing work with your studies, or at least be able to work better around your busy schedule. You may prefer combining online coursework with physical lectures for a better learning experience. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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32 Results in Art Studies

London College of Contemporary Arts

The Photography HNC/HND course provides an introduction into a wide range of photographic disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry ... [+]

HNC/HND Photography

The Photography HNC/HND course provides an introduction into a wide range of photographic disciplines, allowing you to enter whichever aspect of the photography industry you wish. This introductory programme is well-suited to school leavers looking to gain a position in the industry or those hoping to study photography at university.

Over two years you will, in turn, concentrate on a number of different elements of photography. These include: studio photography, location photography, photojournalism and digital postproduction. The broad variety of modules will help you discover which area of photography you are particularly passionate about and we will offer the career guidance you need to pursue that passion professionally.... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
European College for Liberal Studies

Undergraduate Certificate in Asian Studies (30 credits). ... [+]

Undergraduate Certificate in Asian Studies (30 credits) Courses

Undergraduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses (relevant to a major or minor). Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the undergraduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.

Program requirements Total of 30 credits Courses (minor) 20 credits / 4 courses Electives 10 credits / 2 courses

Switching to another program once the studies have started is possible as long as the program requirements are met by the end of the studies. Therefore, the decision to switch should be made as early as possible to avoid not meeting the program requirements within the intended program duration.... [-]

Spain Barcelona Belgium Brussels Madrid Switzerland Zürich Japan Tokyo Antwerp  + 6 More
October 2019
Full-time
Campus
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Tufts museum studies certificate program is designed for recent college graduates, career changers, and those who currently work in museums. Courses teach new skills ... [+]

Build your knowledge and enhance your career

The Tufts museum studies certificate program is designed for recent college graduates, career changers, and those who currently work in museums. Courses teach new skills and address current trends in the field. Guest speakers, discounts to area museums, and membership in the New England Museum Association build valuable professional networks.

Be part of a flexible, exciting learning environment

The Tufts museum studies graduate-level certificate program consists of five courses (including an internship).

Museum studies courses are scheduled in the evening, and the certificate program can be completed on a part-time basis in as little as one year. The program is designed to be flexible and to allow you to go at your own pace.... [-]

USA Medford
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs

The Johns Hopkins University Certificate in Digital Curation, offered through the online graduate program in Museum Studies, advances the education and training of museum ... [+]

The Johns Hopkins University Certificate in Digital Curation, offered through the online graduate program in Museum Studies, advances the education and training of museum professionals worldwide in this emerging field.

This certificate offers a specialized curriculum that is critically needed in the museum field. It will prepare current and aspiring museum professionals to manage the growing volume and variety of digital data of long-term value that museums are now producing, acquiring, storing and sharing with researchers, educators, and the public. It will train students to work with digital collections, exhibitions, and research data that will ensure the longevity of our global cultural heritage of which museums are the stewards. Students in this certificate program will also contribute to the new professional literature in the field.... [-]

USA Washington
January 2020
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Online
London Film Academy

Do you want to pursue a career as a director of photography, or would you like to learn more about the cinematography and camera department? Our Cinematography Certificat ... [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Art Studies 2019/2020.

Our Cinematography Certificate is the ideal course for filmmakers keen to build their knowledge and experience of working in the camera department. By developing an understanding of all of the key roles on set, students will complete the course with an enhanced perspective of the filmmaking process. Accordingly, this course would also benefit aspiring directors and filmmakers who have not yet worked in the camera department.

Guided by experienced camera and lighting professionals, this practical and in-depth course provides training in various aspects of cinematography including lighting, camera operation, focus, field of depth, lens manipulation, DIT, colour correction and grading. All students will have the opportunity to practise the roles of the camera department on a short film in a studio environment using a high-end HD camera. Participants will also be introduced to grading and colour correction in LFA’s bespoke grading suite, ahead of a screening in our state-of-the-art cinema.... [-]

United Kingdom London
November 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
Melbourne Polytechnic

Develop your photographic career at Melbourne Polytechnic. Study for a Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging with the option of incorporating this into the Dipl ... [+]

Develop your photographic career at Melbourne Polytechnic. Study for a Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging with the option of incorporating this into the Diploma of Photo Imaging. Under the banner of NMIT, Melbourne Polytechnic has been a three-time award winner in the Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA) Institute of the Year.

Get in focus for a career in photography

Studying Photography and Photo Imaging at Melbourne Polytechnic, you develop your creativity, technical knowledge and business skills, enabling you to freelance or start your own photographic studio. You will gain practical experience in the many photographic imaging techniques and practices (both analogue and digital) currently in use.... [-]

Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Gain the tools, techniques, and skills to launch your career in web design. Learn the latest technologies and platforms to create interactive and responsive websites and ... [+]

Overview

Gain the tools, techniques, and skills to launch your career in web design. Learn the latest technologies and platforms to create interactive and responsive websites and apps. The program first lays the foundation for web design basics from typography to color theory, interaction design and wireframing and then dives deep into ‘hands on’ front end coding programs. After completing the program, you will walk away with a project that you can add to your portfolio that shows your passion for design and technical talent.

Who Should Enroll Individuals interested in entering into the web design field Individuals interested in building and maintaining their own websites Graphic designers, multimedia designers and marketing professionals who want to increase their expertise in the area of web design Those already working in the field who want to keep up with this rapidly changing industry Career Insight ... [-]
USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 24 months
Online
edX

Learn fundamental 3D concepts to create 3D models and animations as you work with Blender, an open-source animation software tool. ... [+]

Learn fundamental 3D concepts to create 3D models and animations as you work with Blender, an open-source animation software tool.

Architects are relying more on 3D software to visualize unbuilt spaces. 3D rendering and architectural visualization can help architects and designers to work in collaboration and better communicate ideas.

This program will introduce the basic concepts of architectural visualization. The program will use Blender, a free and open-source tool, to demonstrate these concepts. The courses in this program cover a spectrum of processes such as modeling, texturing, and lighting.

The program has been shot and edited elegantly with slow-paced video tutorials, quizzes, activities, hands-on assignments, and projects.... [-]

USA Cambridge
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Academy Class

Building upon the foundation in Cinema 4D that you will have when completing the Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses, this three-day course will take the user into the mor ... [+]

Certification Supporting Material 18-month Free course retake

Building upon the foundation in Cinema 4D that you will have when completing the Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses, this three-day course will take the user into the more advanced regions of the program that most training courses often neglect to cover. You will learn how to control and create more complex animations using Cinema 4D’s advanced features, producing more time-effective workflows and impressive results. This course is also ideal for those who already know the basics of Cinema 4D and would like to learn more about the deeper functions of the software.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Anyone who has completed the jumpstart or Yellow Belt and Green Belt courses, or those who have learned Cinema 4D independently, and would like to jump into the advanced features of the software.... [-]

United Kingdom London Manchester Leeds Glasgow Lithuania Vilnius  + 3 More
August 2020
Part-time
3 days
Campus
Online
Accademia Europea di Firenze – Scuola internazionale di Arti e Cultura Italiana

The AEF Drawing and Painting Certificate Program prepares students for professional careers in art, focusing on bidimensional art Drawing/Painting Track. This practice-ba ... [+]

Since the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, Florence has been one of the capitals of drawing and paintings disciplines. Masterpieces of artists such as Giotto, Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo are only the highlights of an incredibly rich visual arts tradition that still is very present and a constant inspiration all over the city. The AEF Drawing and Painting Certificate Program prepares students for professional careers in art, focusing on bidimensional art Drawing/Painting Track. This practice-based course develops the student's ability to express ideas through painting and drawing and is supported by an integrated theory program. This enables them to explore personal ideas, develop an artistic language and understand the cultural position of their work in relation to historical and contemporary painting starting from the European and the Italian styles and fundamentals. Florence and the Renaissance period are the ground for the exchange of ideas and for the independent thinking, arriving to consolidate sound intellectual and practical skills. The course is taught by practicing painters and theorists in excellent spacious studios, within a lively art school community. Internationally known visiting speakers enrich the curriculum. Students complete their studies by participating in the School of The Arts exhibitions and have the possibility to apply for an internship in renowned art galleries in Florence. ... [-]

Italy Florence
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Full-time
Campus
The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences

The FET Certificate course in Photography introduces students to essential elements of photography. This course emphasises the mastery of technical skills that are applie ... [+]

The FET Certificate course in Photography introduces students to essential elements of photography. This course emphasises the mastery of technical skills that are applied in practical projects. The focus on photography related software applied to photographic genres such as portraiture, architectural photography and product photography provides students with relevant industry skills. Practical skills acquired culminate in a portfolio with which students can enter the job market.

Minimum entry requirements: Pass on National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and basic computer literacy

Adobe Photoshop (Basic) This module serves as an introduction to the use of the Photoshop CS6 interface as a digital workflow solution to students specialising in most visual communication avenues. The module covers the essential tools and workflow most commonly used in both photographic and design practices, such as the Adobe Photoshop toolbox, options bar and applications panel; using Adobe Bridge; using smart objects and filters; understanding file types and file preparation for output.... [-]

South Africa Pretoria
February 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Windward Community College

The purpose of this Academic Subject Certificate in Drawing and Painting is to provide pre-professional training for students planning careers in the Visual Arts in the a ... [+]

The purpose of this Academic Subject Certificate in Drawing and Painting is to provide pre-professional training for students planning careers in the Visual Arts in the areas of drawing and painting. The certificate would meet the goals of students who plan to (1) transfer to a 4-year institution and earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) and/or, (2) become a professional artist exhibiting in galleries and completing portraiture commissions, and/or, (3) enter a career in commercial art.

Exit Portfolio Review

Completion of the Academic Subject Certificate in Art: Drawing and Painting requires a portfolio review. The student must consult with the full-time faculty in drawing and painting in preparation for his or her exit portfolio review. A review committee will be formed consisting of two faculty members in drawing and painting. The portfolio submission will occur in the week following spring break, or at the end of the first Summer Session, if the student completed the Windward Atelier as his or her last studio art course.... [-]

USA Honolulu
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts

Make use of your existing design skills and expand your creativity into other markets such as Game Design for Ad games, Educational games, Online or Mobile games and more ... [+]

Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment

Make use of your existing design skills and expand your creativity into other markets such as Game Design for Ad games, Educational games, Online or Mobile games and more – we’ll show you just how to get there.

Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts, has been running the Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment Course since 2012 with great success, being the first Council of Higher Education accredited, stand-alone course of its kind in South Africa.

This course offers game enthusiasts, creatives and interactive media interested students the chance to get an education in this field, thus providing the future employees for companies in the digital entertainment business, as well as equipping students for starting their own companies as freelancers.... [-]

South Africa Cape Town
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Universal Business Academy

This skills programme format within a stipulated time frame of 12 months, is designed to train our participants to think, and work as professionals commercial art practit ... [+]

PRAGMATIC SYLLABUS TRAINED BY EXPERIENCED ART INDUSTRY PRACTITIONERS INDUSTRY RELEVANT CURRICULUM ARTREPRENEURS TALKS, PANELS & INTERVIEWS

Study Duration: 1 years Curriculum Structure

Art Fundamental 1 Art Fundamental 2 Art Fundamental 3 Visualising Skill CG Fundamental Digital Painting Business kit [-]
Malaysia Johor Bahru
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
ITECOM Art Design Paris

Level III RNCP Title. Training available in initial training, continuing education and on-the-job training. Develop mastery of graphic languages ​​and new technologies, a ... [+]

Title III RNCP level recorded at the National Directory of Professional Certification. Training available: Initial training Continuing education linked training (professional contract) VAE (Validation of acquired experience)

Develop mastery of graphic languages ​​and new technologies, acquire basic knowledge of image communication, to study the entire media production, are the theme of this curriculum. The purpose of this training: creativity, autonomy and versatility. This specific program aims to make students operating in line with the reality of the agencies.

visual identity, graphic design, editorial design, event, illustration, signage, motion design, web ... visual communication supports are numerous and changing, so you participate in the development of the company on adequate visual strategies. DA junior graphic designer, communications ... There are many "hats" professionals in visual communication. This training provided in 3 years you will integrate junior positions from getting your title.... [-]

France Paris
September 2019
French
Full-time
3 years
Campus