About the Animation Certificate

The Animation Certificate is a specialization in the Digital Media AAS degree, preparing you for entry-level 2D animation, and entry-level 3D modeling.

The best opportunities will be available to students who transfer into a four-year degree. Two-year degree and certificate students will likely find work creating animations and graphics for Internet applications.

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Total Cost of Animation Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $3,622.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 24

Weeks to Complete: 32

Digital Media Degree and Certificate Requirements

Animation Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

In addition to the Animation Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Animation Certificate (CIP 10.0304 )

Total Animation Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,640.00 $9,292.00 $11,279.00 $11,279.00
Additional Animation Certificate Costs $982.00 $982.00 $982.00 $982.00
Program Total $3,622.00 $10,274.00 $12,261.00 $12,261.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with an Animation Certificate?

Occupations that Animation Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Multimedia Artists and Animators 27-1014

How will MCC's Animation Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

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By the Numbers:

  • Median salary $64,470

What have graduates gone on to do?

Many students go on to receive an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Digital Media or AAS in Graphic Arts then transfer to a four-year school. Many of our students are transferring to: DePaul, Columbia, The Art Institute in Schaumburg, as well as others. After that, some have found employment in the video game industry. Others have gone directly to work in companies working with multi-media.

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