Multimedia Studies Program

Multimedia, Design & Development

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

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

Certificates & Intensives

 

User Experience / User Interface Design Certificate

UX/UI Design Certificate

Web Design and Development Certificate

Web Design & Development Certificate

Graphic Design Certificate

Graphic Design Certificate

 

Mobile User Experience / User Interface Design Intensive

Mobile UX/UI Design Intensive

Web Design Intensive

Web Design Intensive

 


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.

 


Job Projections

Prepare for a creative career in visual design, web development, UX design or multimedia production.

2017 Median Salary

2017 Median Salary*

 

 

 

12% Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024 for Art Directors

Art Director

13% Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024 for Graphic Designers

Graphic Designer

28% Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024 for Systems Software Developers

Systems Software Developer

21% Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024 for Multimedia Artist Animators

Multimedia Artist Animator

33% Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024 for Web Developers

Web Developer

35% Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024 for Applications Developers

Applications Developer

 

Estimated Growth in Employment through 2024*

 

 

*Data collected from State of California's Employment Development Department Labor Market Information Division

 


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.