Multimedia Design and Development Certificate

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Fully Online
Per credit: $711.00 (MN resident); $1,100.00 (nonresident)
Total Credits
Graduate Certificate
Admission GPA
Application Deadlines
Spring: December 15; Summer: April 30; Fall: July 31
Twin Cities
College of Education and Human Development
Curriculum and Instruction

The Certificate in Multimedia Design and Development is designed for business professionals, higher-education instructors, and corporate trainers who want to produce and design software to enhance learning.

Through this certificate you will:

  • examine and practice the processes of designing and developing interactive learning materials through the use of contemporary development tools.
  • explore an assortment of professional creativity suites to create meaningful, easy-to-use, and aesthetically pleasing computer-based instructional materials.
  • become knowledgeable and comfortable in the multiple approaches to instructional design.


You will complete 12 credits (each course is 3 credits) from the following options:

  • Foundations of Interactive Design for Web-Based Learning
  • Introduction to Multimedia Development
  • Planning for Multimedia Design and Development
  • Interactive Multimedia Instruction
  • Contemporary Software Development Issues and Tools

View the courses in the graduate course catalog.

Program Options

All courses are offered in completely online and blended formats.

You can pursue the certificate alone or pursue the certificate and MEd. Professional Studies in Learning Technologies at the same time. If interested, apply to both programs.

A Note About Tuition

Whether you will be charged resident or nonresident tuition varies depending on a combination of factors. Please contact the college you would like to attend for more details.