School of Communication

Multimedia Advertising Certificate

What is a Certificate? Certificate programs offer a series of courses within a given area of study and permit individuals to develop a well-defined knowledge and skills base generally not available in either a major or minor program of study. Certificate programs do not lead to a degree program. They may be completed by either degree or non-degree seeking students. A student does not have to be a major in the School of Communication to complete a Journalism or Multimedia Advertising certificate.

Multimedia Advertising: This is an interdisciplinary program jointly offered by the departments of Art and Communication in the College of Arts & Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences and the Marketing Department in the James J. Nance College of Business Administration. The program provides students with a breadth of information and practical know-how in advertising communication, marketing strategy, graphics copywriting, and design. It introduces contemporary advertising theories and practices by integrating traditional media - such as print and broadcasting - with new media - such as computer graphics and the Internet.

Official Course Requirements (as listed in the Course Catalog)

Deciding what classes to register for? Preparing for graduation? Download one of our easy-to-use Mulitmedia Advertising checklist and application to make sure you are on the right track!

For Advising in this program, contact any of the faculty in your area of interest or contact this certificate's Program Coordinator, Dr. Sukki Yoon, at 216.687.5042.

How to Apply for the Certificate

When you have completed all of the requirements for the certificate, pick up or download the application. Fill out the application and submit it to MU 233. All classes must be finished and grades must be posted for the required classes before you submit the application. This is a completely separate application from the graduation application for an undergraduate degree.

Career information can be found here.

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Mailing Address
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 233
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
1st & 2nd Floors
Music & Communication Building
2001 Euclid Ave.
Phone: 216.687.4630
Fax: 216.687.5435
Web Contact
Rick Pitchford
Phone: 216.687.5077

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