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Online Certificate in Entertainment Technology

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Bring imaginary worlds to life through audio and video production

Learn practical skills for creating audio and video content for TV, movies, games, and other interactive media from wherever you are in the world with Harrisburg University Online. Our online Entertainment Technology Certificate offers convenient access to project-based learning activities that help you master industry-standard tools and practices.

This 15-credit, fully online program includes the opportunity to earn three built-in industry certifications from Avid, including:

 

  • Pro Tools Specialist Certificate
  • Pro Tools Game Audio Specialist Certificate
  • Media Composer Specialist Certificate

 

In addition to completing coursework online, students can participate in hands-on learning experiences with Harrisburg University industry partners and the HU Presents Concert Series.

Program Features And Benefits

Build essential audio engineering and video production skills using industry-standard procedures and tools.

Opportunity to build hands-on experience and professional network contacts through experiential learning.

Work collaboratively with fellow students and work on commercially released content.

Complete 15 credits of college-level coursework and earn three industry certifications in just one year of study.

What You'll Learn

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Understand principles of sound design and video editing for different media (TV, games, etc.) and genres.
  • Apply industry-standard best practices for organizing material and workflows.
  • Use Pro Tools and Media Composer to create well-edited video and audio projects to a professional standard.

Career opportunities

Audio and video editing skills can be applied to a wide range of career opportunities in traditional and digital media, from news production to the latest video games. Our certificate offers current and recent high school students, current college students, and working professionals the opportunity to build these skills in a flexible and convenient format. Job titles this program applies to may include:

  • Video editor
  • Sound designer
  • Sound engineer
  • Mixing engineer
  • Post-Production Specialist
  • Foley Artist
  • Music Producer
  • Broadcast Technician

Core Courses for the Online Certificate in Entertainment Technology

Core courses for the Online Certificate in Entertainment Technology

How to apply

To apply to the online Certificate in Entertainment Technology, current and recent high school students should have a minimum GPA of 2.75.*

Applicants with work experience and a high school diploma or GED are encouraged to apply in order to receive a review of your qualifications for admission.

See more details, including where to fill out our free application form, on our admissions page.

 

*Can be waived upon permission of the Program Lead.

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