Visual Storytelling


Program Number: 908013CERT

Credits: 15

Area of Study: Arts, Design and Humanities

Delivery Method:
Some Online / Some In Person*

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $2,450.30
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

​​​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

To Apply

View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.

After Acceptance

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


Contact the Enrollment Center at or (608) 246-6210.


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.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.

  • 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.