Multimedia Studies Program

The Multimedia, Design & Development certificate program will be discontinued as of fall 2020. New students taking classes starting in summer 2020 will not be eligible to earn the certificate. Please contact the College of Extended Learning for further information.

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Multimedia, Design & Development


UX/UI Design Certificate

UX/UI Design Certificate

12-month certificate program
Cost: $3,075

Mobile UX/UI Design Intensive

Mobile UX/UI Design Intensive

3-week intensive certificate
Cost: $1,500

Graphic Design Certificate

Graphic Design Certificate

15-month certificate program
Cost: $4,160

Multimedia Class Schedule

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What Students Say


Cindy Clark, UX/UI Graduate



“I like that the classes are available nights and on the weekend. That allowed me to have a full-time job while going to school.”

Cindy Clark
Jeweler / Wearable Designer
UX/UI Design Graduate



Graphic designer at work


Mobile UX designer planning a new app


Two graphic designers working in the office



About the Multimedia, Design & Development Program



For over 25 years the Multimedia, Design & Development program has prepared students for creative careers in visual design, user experience design and multimedia production.

  • Take individual courses
  • Attend an intensive
  • Earn a certificate

About the Program

Students develop an understanding of cross-platform design and development processes, design thinking and professional standards and practices.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to adapt to an ever-changing technological landscape and develop an effective portfolio to present to clients, industry professionals or when pursuing new career opportunities.

This program is ideal for working professionals looking to make a career change or develop new skills that can be applied to their current roles.

Industry Statistics


Graphic Designer


Multimedia Artist


Web Developer


Projected job growth for San Francisco from 2014 - 20241



Graphic Designer


Multimedia Artist


Web Developer


2017 Median annual salary in San Francisco1



12017 CA Gov. EDD Labor Market Information Division

Convenient Location

Classes are held at the SF State Downtown Campus, conveniently located above the Powell Street BART station.

SF State Downtown Campus
Address  835 Market Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, California 94103