Motion graphics is an emerging art form and industry that combines traditional typography and design techniques with film, video, and animation techniques to create a unique hybrid.

Students in this certificate program will learn the theoretical and conceptual foundations of motion media design and then apply them to projects destined for television, film, interactive and other real-world environments.

This program is offered jointly by the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts/Department of Art, Design and Art History and the School of Communications/Electronic and Photographic Media Department and is only available at the St. Louis home campus.

Learning Outcomes

Successful recipients of the certificate program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to produce motion graphic projects using industry standard software, techniques and workflows.
  • Demonstrate an individual, creative voice through motion graphics.
  • Define, identify and illustrate design concepts and terminology as a foundation for motion graphics.
  • Produce motion graphics intended for external audiences.

Motion Graphic Design Academic Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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