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Certificate in Media Ministry

Certificate in Media Ministry Online


Program Overview

Discover A-State’s online Certificate in Media Ministry program


Help your church or religious organization expand its mission in the innovative A-State Certificate in Media Ministry online program. Whether you’re a minister or parishioner, become an expert in outreach through technology—video, graphics and other multimedia tools—to broaden your organization’s impact.

icon $3,096 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 12 Credit Hours
icon $3,096 Total Tuition
icon As few as 8 months Program Duration
icon 12 Credit Hours
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This affordable program is devoted specifically to the ministry, so you will be able to create, design and implement a media strategy directly for a religious organization. Plus, you can apply the courses in the certificate program as credit when you enroll in an A-State undergraduate degree program.

Learn industry-relevant skills that employers are looking for:

  • Media ministry creation, design and implementation
  • Production of effective video content for ministry and outreach purposes
  • Adobe Premiere and Adobe Audition
  • Best practices in producing video graphics for religious organizations

Prepare for careers like these:

  • Church Media Director
  • Youth Pastor
  • Church Campus Media Manager
  • Media Technician
  • Multimedia Storyteller – Evangelism/Outreach

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among the “Top 10 Best Colleges in Arkansas” by Collegechoice.net, 2020

Tuition

Pay for your online program by the course


Our Certificate in Media Ministry online program offers the same affordable tuition to all U.S. residents. All fees are included in the total tuition.

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Total Tuition $3,096
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Tuition Per Credit Hour $258
Per Credit Hour Per Course
U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total U.S. Resident Tuition Required Fees Total
$218.00 $40.00 $258.00 $654.00 $120.00 $774.00

Calendar

Dates you need to know


Our Certificate in Media Ministry online program is designed to be flexible and convenient, featuring accelerated coursework and multiple start dates per year. Add to your education while continuing to work.

Next Start & Application Due Dates:

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Term Length Course Begin Course End Application Deadline Document Deadline Registration Deadline Payment Deadline Last Day to Withdraw
Spring 2022 7 wk 01/11/2022 02/25/2022 12/15/2021 12/17/2021 01/06/2022 01/07/2022 02/11/2022
7 wk 03/07/2022 04/29/2022 02/21/2022 02/25/2022 03/03/2022 03/04/2022 04/15/2022
Summer 2022 5 wk 05/31/2022 07/01/2022 05/16/2022 05/20/2022 05/26/2022 05/27/2022 06/17/2022
5 wk 07/05/2022 08/05/2022 06/20/2022 06/24/2022 06/30/2022 07/01/2022 07/22/2022
Fall 2022 7 wk 08/23/2022 10/07/2022 08/08/2022 08/12/2022 08/18/2022 08/19/2022 09/24/2022
7 wk 10/17/2022 12/09/2022 10/03/2022 10/07/2022 10/13/2022 10/14/2022 11/26/2022
Ready to take the next step toward earning your degree online from A-State?

Admissions

FOLLOW OUR STREAMLINED ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Ready to get started on a skills-boosting certificate? Great! The process to get started is simple, and all you need is a high-school diploma or equivalent.

    • Hold a high-school diploma or equivalent

    Note:You’ll only be eligible to enroll in courses needed to fulfill the requirements for the appropriate certificate program when you’re admitted.

    If you’re interested in earning your bachelor’s degree, you’ll be eligible to transition into a degree-seeking program (and include these certificate courses) once you complete 12 hours of certificate courses with a 3.0 or higher. At the time of transferring to a degree program, you will be required to submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended.

Submitting your application takes three easy steps: filling out the application, submitting your documents and paying the application fee.

  1. When completing the online application, select 100% online student and then complete all the steps on the online application.
  2. Pay $30.00 non-refundable application fee.
  3. Submit official high school transcripts (or proof of equivalent).

If you have any questions along the way, call us at 866-621-8096 and we’ll be happy to answer questions.

Additional Information

Submit all documents to:

A-State Online
P.O. Box 2520
State University, AR 72467

Fax: 870-972-3548
Email: [email protected]

For Non-US Postal Mail Overnight Delivery Only:

Academic Partnerships
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR 72401

Foreign born students must submit an attested or notarized copy of their high school diploma in English. Proof of English proficiency may be required.

Courses

What you’ll learn in our online Certificate in Media Ministry courses


To earn the Certificate in Media Ministry online, you will complete the following four courses (12 credit hours).

MDIA 2223: Video Production I

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Introductory course that focuses on the basics of creating videos in the field and studio by shooting good video, recording good audio, editing raw footage into a coherent story or presentation, and sharing finished videos.

MDIA 3223: Video Production II

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Intermediate course exploring non-linear editing techniques and practices, as well as the history and theory of film/video editing. Topics include post-production workflow, video formats and compression, exporting, sound design, color correction, and multicam editing. Prerequisite: MDIA 3223.

MDIA 4353: Corporate Media Production

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Study the field and function of media production for business and nonprofit organizations. The course addresses client contact, budgeting, analysis of production problems, design and writing of scripts for promotion, training and news in corporate and industrial settings.

MDIA 4483: Broadcast Graphics

Duration: 7 weeks  |  Credit Hours: 3

Development and production of graphics for video, television, and internet-based media.

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