Multimedia Studies Program

Multimedia, Design & Development

For nearly 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

Certificates & Intensive


User Experience / User Interface Design Certificate

UX/UI Design Certificate

Mobile User Experience / User Interface Design Intensive

Mobile UX/UI Design Intensive

Graphic Design Certificate

Graphic Design 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.


Student Spotlight

User Experience Graduate Cindy Clark

“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


Convenient Location

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