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3 Courses Required
PRICE $2,525
*$2,805 if courses are purchased individually. Tuition rates are subject to change over the course of your program.

About This Certificate

Become fluent in the art of motion design and animation. Learn about the video process from start (storyboarding, editing, and creating special effects) to finish (grading and polishing content to produce professional-quality videos). This three-course certificate covers both concept development and technical approaches to time-based storytelling in video and film production. You leave with a solid foundation for entry into this popular specialized field. Courses are taught by seasoned industry professionals with current, real-world experience.

storytelling Adobe After Effects Adobe Premiere Adobe Animate Adobe Bridge theory of movement color theory hand-drawn animation

What You’ll Gain

  • Experience in developing concepts into powerful visual stories in film, video, and animated formats
  • The ability to develop marketable concepts for visual time-based stories
  • The ability to engage in the critical process through discussion and critique of peer work
  • Software skills include: Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Animate

What You’ll Earn


After completing the certificate requirements, you will be able to download and print a copy of your certificate and share it with your network. Your personal certificate will be accessible from your Student Portal.

Who Should Enroll

  • Aspiring animation or motion designers and filmmakers with any level of experience
  • Filmmakers looking to add motion graphics to their work
  • Professionals looking to expand their storytelling skills

How You’ll Learn

  • Engaging video lectures and interviews with industry experts
  • Direct interaction with faculty practitioners at the top of their fields
  • Online collaboration in small classes, supported by video conferencing
  • Project-based learning focused on developing real-world skills and portfolio assets

Why The New School?

The professional landscape as we've known it has changed dramatically, and ongoing learning is more important now than ever before. At The New School, we champion every student's creativity and growth. By combining integrated disciplines with collaborative problem solving, we deliver an immersive, transformative learning experience. With the leadership of Parsons School of Design—a globally top-ranked design school—our faculty imparts the critical expertise students need to advance their careers or pivot to a new one in a constantly evolving world.

Additional Details

Enroll Now

Begin by completing one of the required courses or purchasing the certificate as a bundle at a discounted price. This certificate must be completed within two years. Have questions? Call us at 332.239.2292, email cpe.advisor@newschool.edu, or reach out to us via LiveChat.

Select the bundle option or individual courses

Purchase the bundle for a significant tuition cost saving. Please review the terms before making this selection.
Certificate Price
Motion Design and Animation Bundle : $2,525.00
Deadline to Start Last Course
365 Days After Purchase
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