Certificate Programs in Computer Arts

A certificate provides recognition of competence in a specific professional skill. Certificate programs generally require students to demonstrate proficiency in predetermined qualifications and may be necessary for skilled jobs. They focus on relatively narrow topics and are often useful for rapid employment or career advancement. What is a certificate in computer arts? More inclusive than graphic… Read more

A certificate provides recognition of competence in a specific professional skill. Certificate programs generally require students to demonstrate proficiency in predetermined qualifications and may be necessary for skilled jobs. They focus on relatively narrow topics and are often useful for rapid employment or career advancement.

What is a certificate in computer arts? More inclusive than graphic arts, computer arts cover a range of subfields such as special effects, graphic design, computer-aided design and web page development. Some classes may study static and interactive art, internet publishing, modeling techniques, video game development, and methods for meeting each client's differing needs. Using powerful yet intuitive software, students may learn how to write HTML or CSS, use digital photo and video editing tools, or learn the tricks and techniques of video game design.

There are many different skills students can improve by studying computer arts. They may learn how to create compelling web pages for themselves, employers, or clients. Students can also gain productivity skills and the ability to create a memorable user interface and experience.

A certificate in computer arts can take anywhere from a few days to one or two years to complete. The price will vary based on the school offering it as well as the length of the program. Students should carefully research schools and particular programs to find one that matches their desired goals and budgets.

Virtually all of the computer arts are in extremely high demand, and many students experience rapid employment upon completion of a certificate program. From front-end developer to webmaster to video game developer, there may be considerably more vacancies than people to fill them. A certificate can also be exceptionally useful for individuals who want to be entrepreneurs, small business owners, and startup managers in the digital realm.

Completing a certificate in the computer arts is a logical step toward gaining or advancing a career in digital technology. Certificate programs are available locally and internationally and may be taken online or on campus in part-time or full-time schedules. Please 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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London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom

Our HNC in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related foundations in a range of gaming sectors including game design and devel ... +

Our HNC in Creative Media Production (Game Development) is designed to provide specialist work-related foundations in a range of gaming sectors including game design and development. The course is delivered via a combination of practical workshops, lectures, one-to-one tutorials and field trips to galleries, museums and gaming events related to the level of study and the industry. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Characters are the heart of every game, video, or marketing campaign. They're at the heart of your interest in 3D Animation, too. Bring your characters to life. Make them brea ... +

Characters are the heart of every game, video, or marketing campaign. They're at the heart of your interest in 3D Animation, too. Bring your characters to life. Make them breathe. Give them a personality. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

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. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
8 weeks
English
Online
 
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
USA Online, USA

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 ... +

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 from our expert instructors. 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. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English
Online
 
Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Cape Town, South Africa

This one year, full time, practical programme engages you in a fixed curriculum around standards-compliant web design and publishing, video production and post production tech ... +

This one year, full time, practical programme engages you in a fixed curriculum around standards-compliant web design and publishing, video production and post production techniques, 2D animation, compositing and visual effects, game design theory and community supported open source content management systems. The programme emphasizes technical training, interactive screen design in context... -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Academy Class
London, United Kingdom +4 More

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 adv ... +

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. -
Certificate
Part-time
3 days
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
VCampus Global
Los Angeles, USA +2 More

Certificate programs are very important in the industry because they show that you have received highly specialized training in web programming in ASP.NET. This is a certifica ... +

Certificate programs are very important in the industry because they show that you have received highly specialized training in web programming in ASP.NET. This is a certification program for validating your experience and -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
Sep 2020
Online
 
Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Sydney, Australia +9 More

3D Animation Foundations is designed to introduce students to the many career opportunities available for 3D artists, animators and designers. This course gives student an und ... +

3D Animation Foundations is designed to introduce students to the many career opportunities available for 3D artists, animators and designers. This course gives student an understanding of the creative potential of the 3D animation software used in the games, film and visual effects industry. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
10 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences
Pretoria, South Africa +1 More

The National Certificate course in 3D Animation and Visual Effects aims to deliver students who are competent 3D animation or visual effects artists. The course investigates a ... +

The National Certificate course in 3D Animation and Visual Effects aims to deliver students who are competent 3D animation or visual effects artists. The course investigates a range of Animation fundamentals, such as how to animate characters, as well as texturing and lighting objects, characters and backgrounds. In addition, the course places a critical focus on the student’s professional practice, such as the ability to assess client contracts and to market your own projects. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
ITECOM Art Design Paris
Paris, France

The virtual editing is done in real time and the evolution of post-production software for creating special effects simply breathtaking. This training is focused on non-linear ... +

The virtual editing is done in real time and the evolution of post-production software for creating special effects simply breathtaking. This training is focused on non-linear editing with Final Cut Pro and the realization of special effects with After Effects. Students should acquire a professional level editing, special effects and control the aesthetics of the picture during the implementation. -
Certificate
Full-time
2 years
French
Campus
 
Media Design School
Munich, Germany +2 More

The objective is the joint development of a multi-user 3D games.

The objective is the joint development of a multi-user 3D games. -
Certificate
Full-time
German
Campus
 
GOBELINS - L'école de l'image
Paris, France

Drawing on its experience and worldwide reputation in the field of character animation, GOBELINS conceived a specialized professional training in 3D character animation wich p ... +

Drawing on its experience and worldwide reputation in the field of character animation, GOBELINS conceived a specialized professional training in 3D character animation wich profiles are high demanded. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Fanshawe College
London, Canada

Do you ever imagine what kind of video or computer game you'd like to create? With the Game Development certificate, you can realize your dream of having a career as a profess ... +

Do you ever imagine what kind of video or computer game you'd like to create? With the Game Development certificate, you can realize your dream of having a career as a professional game developer. Fanshawe's program will give you valuable preparation with classes that train you to do what programmers on project technical teams do: physical modeling, sound, and scripting systems. As well, you'll have access to cutting-edge technology that allows you to create your own custom game engines and game components. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
08 Sep 2020
Campus
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

Learn what a successful game designer does and how they think.

Learn what a successful game designer does and how they think. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
25 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
edX
Cambridge, USA

These courses will lead you through the most popular undergraduate course at Harvard, CS50, an Introduction to Computer Science.

These courses will lead you through the most popular undergraduate course at Harvard, CS50, an Introduction to Computer Science. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
2 months
English
Sep 2020
Online