Digital Design and Communication

Become a Digital Storyteller

The Certificate in Digital Design and Communication combines essential design fundamentals with modern visual media projects including graphics, web design, 3D modeling, and digital video to develop and introduce a range of potential design careers. Through course projects that provide hands-on practice and experience with giving and receiving constructive critique, you will experience the iterative design process and enhance your communication skills. The certificate begins with an exploration of essential visual thinking and design principles and progresses to creating graphic design, online, 3D and digital video stories for a variety of media and contexts.

Certificate of Digital Design and Communication Courses

  • Exploring Digital Design
  • Visual Thinking and Graphic Design
  • Designing Online Experiences
  • 3D Trends, Tools and Techniques
  • Video and Motion Design

Program outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking, design principles and the design process to execute a vision and deliver solutions
  • You will learn how to communicate effectively to explore and improve ideas
  • Utilize knowledge of text, graphics, video and animation to communicate ideas and information visually in print, web, and media
  • Create a portfolio piece that demonstrates skills in design software


  • Flexible: anytime, anywhere online learning to accommodate your busy schedule
  • Global Classroom experience with like-minded students from around the world
  • Enhance Your Creative Skillset and maximize your career advancement potential
  • Accelerated programs can be completed in Less Than 12 Months
  • Credit and Non-Credit options available
  • No Application Fee
  • 25% Enrollment Discount for NewSchool of Architecture & Design alumni


  • Non-credit certificates: $2,950
  • For-credit: $4,550