Everybody loves a great story. Learn to put words and images together to tell yours. Then sit back and watch your career grow.
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Visual Storytelling
Program Number: 908013CERT
Your Degree:
Certificate
Area of Study:
Arts, Design and Humanities
Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
15 Credits | Finish training in 1-2 semesters
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  • Program Overview

    ​​​The Visual Storytelling Certificate is for students interested in a career in multimedia communications. The certificate will provide students with foundational skills needed to land paid internships, part-time and full-time jobs in the professional areas of videography, photography, and social media communications. 

    Program Details

    Students earning the Visual Storytelling Certificate can attend full or part time.

    Visual Storytelling classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax
    • Madison - South
    • Reedsburg
    • Portage
    • Fort Atkinson
    • Watertown
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Required Courses
    10-201-181
    3 credits
    10-206-130
    3 credits
    20-801-253
    3 credits
    20-801-262
    3 credits
    20-801-271
    1 credit
  • Admission

    Earning a certificate is a great way to expand your skill set, and it adds professionalism to a resume. Applications are always open, so apply today!

    To Apply

    There are no admission requirements for this certificate, simply submit your application by the deadline for each term.

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall Application Dates

    • Application available: February 1
    • Application deadline: October 15

    Spring Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application deadline: March 15

    Additional Notes

    • Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid
    • This certificate fills on a first-come, first-served basis; once capacity has been reached, it does not maintain a waitlist
    • Students who have already completed the certificate coursework at the time of application will receive the certificate diploma at the end of the term of application

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College. 

    Questions?

    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

     
  • Career Outcomes

    • Apply the concepts and principles of visual storytelling in the development of multimedia projects in journalism and corporate or non-profit communications.
    • Use high-level video and television broadcast recording equipment in a professional manner while on location for video shoots.
    • Use professional quality photography equipment in a skilled manner while on location for photography shoots.
    • Edit and publish video and photo stories using a variety of video and photography post-production software programs.
    • Design websites that showcase video and photography projects.
    • Create social media campaigns that share video and photography projects on a variety of platforms.
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