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2023-2024 Course Catalog 
2023-2024 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Online Video Content Creator Certificate

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Total Credits: 12

Major Number: 5944
CIP Code: 50.0602

Program Description

Companies are in desperate need of individuals with the knowledge and skills to create high quality streaming video and other content for social media and online outlets. This certificate emphasizes the technical skills of camera and light placement, audio level adjustment, multi-camera switching, and how to stream live video. But in addition, this certificate explores marketing and how to use storytelling to deliver an effective visual communications message. Topics include how to use social media to drive traffic to websites and ecommerce pages, as well as how to access site analytics, track advertising campaigns, and deliver follow-up messages.

This program is part of the Visual Communications Careers area and is designed to provide students with the needed skills to enter their careers upon completion. The A.A.S. degree is not designed for transfer to a four-year school. Some of your career-oriented courses may transfer to specific majors at certain schools through petition.

Program Prerequisites


Special Instructions


Program Requirements

Total Credits: 12

Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


MnTC/General Education Requirements


MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program students will be able to:

  • create online video content
  • apply story structure to marketing messages
  • arrange cameras, lights, and audio equipment for quality video capture
  • connect a video signal to an internet-based streaming video service
  • edit video content
  • create digital media using a variety of visual communications software
  • create a social media marketing campaign
  • access website analytics

Program Contact Information

Mike Eddy 651.779.5530 Room 2404 East

Sample Plan

Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

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