Certificate in Journalism and Mass Communication

Top Certificate Programs in Journalism and Mass Communication

Journalism and Mass Communication

Certificate programs often offer an alternative learning experience for people who want to master a skill or land a job that requires certification. There are many certifications that can lead to jobs in competitive fields.

What is a certificate in journalism and mass communication? This is a certificate that requires course work and testing to be completed on subjects relevant to journalism, writing and communications. A course in Introduction to Filmmaking, for example, is a training course for future directors, cinematographers or anyone who wants to be involved in visual storytelling. This certificate program focuses on writing, shooting and editing short films with other students. Students who go into this certificate program will learn the technical aspects of a film set as well as how to communicate to other team members to reach a common goal. Journalism and mass communication cover a wide variety of certificate programs that can be researched online.

With a certificate in journalism and mass communication, it is possible to gain the skills necessary to go into many fields. Whether it’s a course in filmmaking or in digital content management, certificate holders will walk away with networking skills, computer skills and organizing skills.

Most certificate programs only take six months to a year to complete. The cost of getting a certificate depends on the location and length of time to complete the course.

With the Short Course in Online Media and Online Marketing, for example, students can expect to learn about marketing through social media, which is becoming a desired trait in administrative assistants and marketing directors. Many businesses today not only prefer but require employees in certain positions to run the company’s social media account. This is just one example of the practical certificate programs that are available.

Many certificate programs are available online as well as in facilities in most countries. 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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National Certificate in Film and Television Production

The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year February 2019 South Africa Pretoria

The National Certificate course in Film and Television Production is aimed at providing a solid foundation for intrepid independent filmmakers looking to gain the knowledge to initiate their own film projects as well as those looking for a skill-set with which to enter the film industry in a practical capacity. You will acquire the skills necessary to handle DSLR camera equipment, solve basic lighting, sound, production and post-production processes, and gain the experience to realise basic ideas on screen. [+]

The National Certificate course in Film and Television Production is aimed at providing a solid foundation for intrepid independent filmmakers looking to gain the knowledge to initiate their own film projects as well as those looking for a skill-set with which to enter the film industry in a practical capacity. You will acquire the skills necessary to handle DSLR camera equipment, solve basic lighting, sound, production and post-production processes, and gain the experience to realise basic ideas on screen.

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

DSLR Cinematography Since DSLR cameras have been established as viable alternatives to expensive and inaccessible high-end film (video) cameras for creating and capturing beautiful images on screen, very specific techniques and approaches have developed in order to get the most out of this type of equipment – this course will look at the considerations necessary for creating an awareness of the DSLR filmmaking process and the specific approach relevant to it.... [-]


Certificate in Introduction to Filmmaking

afilm International Film Workshops
Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 Spain Sitges

The Introduction to Filmmaking Programme is a film training course exploring all aspects of filmmaking, designed for individuals who wish to embark on a viable career in visual storytelling, with an emphasis in film. [+]

The Introduction to Filmmaking Programme is a film training course exploring all aspects of filmmaking, designed for individuals who wish to embark on a viable career in visual storytelling, with an emphasis in film. This introduction programme is designed for individuals with passion, creativity, determination and a real commitment to initiating a lasting career as a professional in the film industry. It provides you with a unique opportunity to gain first hand experience by creating a series of individual short films, as well as crewing on a feature film.

For the next eight months you will join a tight-knit group of like-minded artists all working towards discovering their voices as visual storytellers. A group of working filmmakers will guide you, encouraging and leading a small group of passionate and specially selected students dedicated to professionally crafting stories about the human condition. You will be part of an international team that is taken on a journey writing, directing, and editing three short films each, while crewing on all other afilm productions, all gaining experience, and confidence with all the tools of our trade.... [-]


Certificate in Digital Content Management

Emerson College
Online Full time Part time September 2019 USA Boston

Advance your career with our online Digital Content Management graduate certificate. You’ll learn what it takes to successfully create, analyze, and manage content for companies of any scale, from small startups to established corporations. Our 16-credit certificate program is designed to help professionals looking to learn new skills to stay competitive in content creation and strategy in today’s market. [+]

About the Program

Advance your career with our online Digital Content Management graduate certificate. You’ll learn what it takes to successfully create, analyze, and manage content for companies of any scale, from small startups to established corporations. Our 16-credit certificate program is designed to help professionals looking to learn new skills to stay competitive in content creation and strategy in today’s market.

Your newly acquired understanding of effective content creation and management will help you boost the discoverability of your content across platforms. By learning how to measure content’s impact in different types of organizations, you will be able to develop and modify your stories so that they resonate with the specific audiences you serve.... [-]


Higher Certificate in Radio & Podcasting

AFDA
Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 South Africa Johannesburg Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth + 3 more

The Higher Certificate (HC) Courses serve a dual function. First and foremost it is a one-year foundation course designed to offer students access into the first year of undergraduate degree studies at AFDA. In addition, it is an exit level higher certificate equipping students with skills allowing them to be placed in the entertainment (film/ tv/ radio/ events/ theatre etc.) industry in assistant-type positions to key crew. [+]

Overview

The Higher Certificate (HC) Courses serve a dual function. First and foremost it is a one-year foundation course designed to offer students access into the first year of undergraduate degree studies at AFDA. In addition, it is an exit level higher certificate equipping students with skills allowing them to be placed in the entertainment (film/ tv/ radio/ events/ theatre etc.) industry in assistant-type positions to key crew.

BENEFITS OF THE COURSE:

Gives you access to the AFDA Undergraduate degree programme as well as enhancing your access to other tertiary learning institutions. Learn to collaborate, build your social skills, learning capacity and self-confidence. Gain insight into the various disciplines and career options in the entertainment arts. Discover and test your aptitude for a potential career in the entertainment arts. Prepare yourself for the rigors of tertiary degree experience ... [-]

Accelerated Certificate Program: Media & Global Communications

University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
Campus Full time 3 months June 2019 USA Irvine

In a time in which knowledge about world events and people comes largely through mass media, there is an increasing need for business professionals to understand the global, social, political, and cultural impact of its various forms. This program prepares students and professionals for the ever-changing media environment and redefines the boundaries of what communication is and how it works. [+]

Overview

In a time in which knowledge about world events and people comes largely through mass media, there is an increasing need for business professionals to understand the global, social, political, and cultural impact of its various forms. This program prepares students and professionals for the ever-changing media environment and redefines the boundaries of what communication is and how it works.

Benefits Understand how strategic communications support business objectives using modern communication and media techniques Gain an understanding of communication and media studies with a focus on the humanistic aspects of media and its impact on society Develop and execute complex integrated communications plans Gain a competitive edge in the global job market with an internship in a U.S. company Who Should Attend ... [-]

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

Open Colleges
Online Full time 12 months January 2019 Australia Australia Online

After learning how to use computer operating systems and hardware, you'll develop skills in the use of various software applications and gain an understanding of how to work effectively in an IT environment. [+]

Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology

This nationally recognised certificate provides foundation computing skills and could be your pathway into an entry-level technology job.

Course Description

After learning how to use computer operating systems and hardware, you'll develop skills in the use of various software applications and gain an understanding of how to work effectively in an IT environment.

You will also explore the use of different social media tools and digital imaging techniques.

With job openings for ICT support staff expected to grow at an above-average rate (according to Job Outlook), the ICT20115 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology could be your pathway to an entry-level role within a small to the medium-sized organisation.... [-]


Short Course in Social Media and Online Marketing

International Business School the Hague
Campus Part time 2 weeks July 2019 Netherlands The Hague

Social media marketing (SMM) is fast becoming a major part of the marketing efforts of many companies. Marketing via social media offers major advantages for marketers but also poses new challenges. This course gives a practical introduction to SMM and hands-on practice with several of the major social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. [+]

Social media marketing (SMM) is fast becoming a major part of the marketing efforts of many companies. Marketing via social media offers major advantages for marketers but also poses new challenges. This course gives a practical introduction to SMM and hands-on practice with several of the major social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Topics addressed are:

Understand social media and SMM fundamentals Create a social media strategy Identifying a target audience Understand social media advertising Successful and unsuccessful SMM campaigns Creating profiles and running campaigns on SM platforms: Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter SMM goals and metrics Fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Measure and analyze site traffic using Google Analytics Admission requirements ... [-]

Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Applied Research for Communication

Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Online Part time 1 - 5 years September 2019 USA Washington

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Research for Communication provides a cutting-edge curriculum taught by expert instructors. Students will acquire skills associated with conducting original research and will have the opportunity to connect with mentors and other professionals in the industry that will help them continue their education throughout the remainder of their professional career in research. [+]

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Research for Communication provides a cutting-edge curriculum taught by expert instructors. Students will acquire skills associated with conducting original research and will have the opportunity to connect with mentors and other professionals in the industry that will help them continue their education throughout the remainder of their professional career in research.

The Certificate in Applied Research for Communication is for students working in a wide variety of jobs. For example, a Vice President of Strategic Planning and Research at a public relations firm may manage studies that help communication clients identify target audiences, set campaign objectives, create messages, and identify channels. A Market Research Director at a trade association may oversee research for a brand, product, and business development as well as marketing, advertising, and social media evaluation. A Lead Policy Analyst at an advocacy firm may supervise studies that guide communication about lobbying policy and reform.... [-]


Certificate in 2D Animation and Games

Butte College
Campus Full time 12 - 24 months August 2019 USA Chico

Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive program that recognizes the need to prepare the student for the world of work in today's high-performance organization. This program delivers a dynamic, multidisciplinary, interactive, project-based curriculum designed to foster creativity, teamwork, and professionalism.

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Certificate in Multimedia Studies - 2D Animation and Games

Multimedia Studies Program: Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880; Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404; Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program Multimedia Studies is a comprehensive program that recognizes the need to prepare the student for the world of work in today's high performance organization. This program delivers a dynamic, multidisciplinary, interactive, project-based curriculum designed to foster creativity, teamwork, and professionalism. While providing laboratory experiences for the development of skills in multimedia and related technical areas, the student will also develop competencies in workforce preparation, such as in portfolio development, communications, and high performance organization workplace skills. The Multimedia Studies Program New Media Lab is a state-of-the-art Macintosh-based multimedia lab equipped with industry standard computer and state-of-the-art multimedia applications. All students will build a strong foundation of skills and knowledge in image design and sequencing, idea presentation, portfolio development, and an overview of the opportunities in Multimedia. Career Opportunities All areas of the multimedia industry are experiencing unprecedented growth in order to meet the industry's needs. At present, there is more demand for skilled, qualified, and knowledgeable workers than is available in the current labor pool. Certificate in 2D Animation and Games (9 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:... [-]


Digital Marketing: Customer Engagement, Social Media, Planning, & Analytics (Certificate)

Emeritus Institute of Management
Online Part time 3 months December 2019 Singapore

This course is based on Prof. David Roger’s course on Digital Marketing Strategies taught to executives that come to Columbia Business School from all over the world. [+]

This course is based on Prof. David Roger’s course on Digital Marketing Strategies taught to executives that come to Columbia Business School from all over the world.

The marketing paradigm has transformed with the rise of digital technologies. Companies today face a constant proliferation of social media channels, the growing power of connected customers, and an explosion of new digital tools.

To succeed, marketers must be able to plan, implement, and measure the impact of digital strategies that are suited to today’s customers and integrated with their traditional marketing and business goals.... [-]


Certificate in Journalism

Saddleback College
Campus Full time 32 weeks September 2019 USA Mission Viejo

Diversity and a commitment to excellence are the keys to the success of the Saddleback College journalism program. The Journalism curriculum offers students instruction in the range of academic areas necessary to transfer to a four-year college or university as a communications major, with a Journalism Lab to further complement one's studies in the field. Emphasis is on teaching media law, ethics, history, and theory.

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Diversity and a commitment to excellence are the keys to the success of the Saddleback College journalism program. The Journalism curriculum offers students instruction in the range of academic areas necessary to transfer to a four-year college or university as a communications major, with a Journalism Lab to further complement one's studies in the field. Emphasis is on teaching media law, ethics, history and theory. Courses in the journalism program enable students to hone the skills needed to work in editorial departments of newspapers, magazines, industrial in-house publications, public relations programs in business or government, and related positions in the radio and television industry. The Journalism program publishes the weekly student newspaper, the Lariat, a two-time winner of the national Pacemaker award and Associated Collegiate Press Hall of Fame member,and Orange Appeal, an award-winning student magazine. The Journalism department awards AA/AS degrees and Certificates in Journalism General and Writer Journalist. Saddleback college has a variety of Journalism courses to select from. ... [-]


Columbia Business School- Digital Business Leadership Program (DBLP)

Eruditus Executive Education
Online & Campus Combined 5 months February 2019 India India Online USA Manhattan San Francisco + 2 more

Columbia Business School’s Digital Business Leadership Program is an intensive, five-month, multi-modular, digital business and leadership program that prepares global executives to innovate new strategies and business models and lead their organizations to thrive in the digital age. [+]

Overview

Columbia Business School’s Digital Business Leadership Program is an intensive, five-month, multi-modular, digital business and leadership program that prepares global executives to innovate new strategies and business models and lead their organizations to thrive in the digital age.

Key Benefits Develop leadership abilities to lead digital transformation in your respective companies Examine disruptive business models in a highly immersive module in Silicon Valley and learn from leading industry practitioners in New York City Access to expert Columbia faculty who are world-renowned experts in their fields. Flexible structure which minimizes time away from work, over a five-month Ivy League learning journey Apply your learnings at your workplace through project work, guided by expert faculty Graduate with Columbia Business School alumni benefits, with global networking opportunities Program Curriculum ... [-]

Professional Program Certificate in Mandarin for Business (MandarinX)

edX
Online 25 - 30 weeks September 2019 USA Cambridge

Learn the essentials of communicating in Chinese, including tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures, to help strengthen and build better business relationships. [+]

Overview

Chinese is a critical language for all global organizations. This Mandarin for Business program features a thorough basic and intermediate Chinese virtual learning experience at your own pace!

In this Mandarin for Business Professional Certificate program, we integrate your Chinese learning experiences from basics, such as tones, pinyin, grammar, characters, and basic structures to advanced knowledge. We provide a solid learning system that is essential for beginners to differentiate and construct sentences, and then use them in real life, workplace and business scenarios.

After you’ve gained basic knowledge in more than 18 scenarios, you will advance to a business Chinese course that will offer you the opportunity apply the Mandarin language skills you have gained in real-world business scenarios.... [-]


Certificate in Marketing & Media Management

Whistler Adventure School
Campus Open Enrollment Canada Whistler

Our Marketing & Media Manager Program students will design and produce a portfolio of photo and video work in an area of their choosing. Using these newly acquired skills, students will plan and implement a marketing strategy using internet marketing, social media and events to promote any business or product of their choice. Each course can be completed individually or combine all eight courses, including a co-op work placement, for a full program graduation. [+]

Program Highlights

Our Marketing & Media Manager Program students will design and produce a portfolio of photo and video work in an area of their choosing. Using these newly acquired skills, students will plan and implement a marketing strategy using internet marketing, social media and events to promote any business or product of their choice. Each course can be completed individually or combine all eight courses, including a co-op work placement, for a full program graduation.

Course Breakdown: 45 hours per course plus a 157.5 hour co-op work placement. Location: On Campus

Program Summary

Program Name: Marketing and Media Manager

Program Hours: 472.5 (Full Time) Length of Study: 12 Months Credits: 24.5 Credential: Certificate CIC Eligibility: One year study permit and co-op work permit. Work and Study permits expire upon graduation.... [-]


One Month Filmmaking Certificate

Central Film School
Campus Full time 1 month January 2019 United Kingdom London

During this one-month intensive filmmaking course, you will get hands-on training in professional filmmaking working under the guidance of internationally respected filmmakers and tutors, often including directing Master Tutor, Patrick Tucker. [+]

During this one-month intensive filmmaking course, you will get hands-on training in professional filmmaking working under the guidance of internationally respected filmmakers and tutors, often including directing Master Tutor, Patrick Tucker.

From the first day you arrive at the school in the heart of central London there are practical workshops and training exercises that provide a well-balanced introduction to the technical craft of filmmaking and the art of visual storytelling.

The quality of the final work speaks for itself and we always encourage prospective students to go online and compare the quality of this work with that of other short courses anywhere in the world.... [-]