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Animation Design Certificate

Animation Design

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as Animation Designers working on short length motion graphics such as commercial, web animated banner, animated graphics for a website template, or short length animations for presentations. We use any number of the 20 plus Adobe Creative Cloud applications to create the final project.

Examples of some projects you may undertake include:

  • Use Animate, XD, and Dreamweaver to create professional websites for local businesses.
  • Use Adobe Premiere and Aftereffects to create short films for non-profits.
  • Use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign to create rebrands for any number of personal projects.

At only 9 credit-hours you may be able to complete this certificate in less than a year!

AutoCAD Drafting Certificate

AutoCAD Drafting

The AutoCAD Certificate readies students for entry-level positions as CAD technicians. Gain the know-how you need to work as a 2D or 3D Drafter in the Architectural, Engineering, Construction, or Healthcare industry. Credits accrued in this certificate may be applied to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges University.

Education in the AutoCAD Drafting Certificate includes 2D and 3D computer graphic and animation capabilities such as:

  • Drawing roadways
  • Drawing utility lines
  • Drawing master plan communities
  • Drawing geographic information system map

You also may be able to complete this certificate in less than a year!

E-Business Software Certificate

E-Business Software

This certificate blends software-based program design, implementation, and mobile and application development with software engineering concepts, and project management knowledge preparing you with the foundation needed for a career in software design and development.

This certificate is ideal for those who want the knowledge without taking the core curriculum required for a software development degree. Courses covered include:

  • Java Programming and Programming Concepts
  • Web Design
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Web Applications
  • Project Management

This certificate is 24 credit hours and may be completed in about a year. Credits earned may be transferred to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

E-Business Ventures Certificate

 E-Business Ventures

Our e-Business Ventures Certificate may prepare students to plan, manage, supervise, and market an online business presence using skills taught in courses like:

  • Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Social Media and Collaboration
  • e-Commerce
  • Mobile Applications

This program is excellent for those looking to achieve the qualifications needed for a digital marketing career without taking the core curriculum required of a degree. At 21 credit-hours, this certificate may be completed in about a year and upon successful completion is transferrable to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

EDiscovery/ELitigation Certificate

eDiscovery/eLitigation

This is an optimal certificate for those who want to understand the legalities involved in conducting business in an ever-changing electronic world. Courses cover subject matter such as:

  • Electronic Discovery
  • Data Privacy and the use of Social Media
  • eFiling and eLitigation

At only 15 credit hours, this certificate may be taken in about a year and may transfer to the Bachelor in Legal Studies (or other bachelor’s degree) at Hodges U.

Graphic Design Production Certificate

Graphic Design Production

This certificate readies you for an entry-level position as a Graphic Design Desktop Publisher using the core applications of Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign) to build and manage a branding system. Additionally, learn how to apply the correct principles of design to effectively communicate and brand messaging from initial digital design to physical production.

This certificate is ideal for those who wish to gain a foundation in digital graphic design, without taking the core curriculum required for a degree. Topics covered include:

  • Digital Design from Sketch to Professional Production
  • Developing an Understanding of the Grid Principle
  • How to Combine the Grid Principle with Visual Hierarchy
  • Producing Effective Forms of Communication for a Product or Service

This certificate is 24 credit hours and may be completed in about a year. Credits earned may be transferred to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

Help Desk Support Certificate

Help Desk Support

The Help Desk Support certificate is perfect for those looking for an entry-level position in IT. The certificate blends the development of hardware, operating systems, and networking, with user support and help desk operations expertise to start working in the Information Technology field. Simultaneously earn your industry certifications in A+ and Net+ with your certificate. Courses covered include:

  • A+ Hardware I and II
  • A+ Lab/ Certification Prep
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification Prep
  • User Support and Help Desk Operations
  • Networking Essentials

At only 18 credit hours, this certificate may be taken in less than a year and may transfer to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

Information Technology Support Certificate

Information Technology Support

This certificate readies you with the competencies needed for entry-level positions as an IT support specialist. Study subjects like:

  • Basic Office Applications
  • Hardware
  • Operating Systems
  • Networks and Telecommunications
  • User Support and Help Desk Operations
  • Mobile Applications

This program is excellent for those looking to achieve proficiency for industry certifications in A+ and Net+ simultaneously with your certificate, without taking the core curriculum required of a degree. At 24 credit-hours, this certificate may be completed in about a year and upon successful completion is transferrable to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

Networking Specialist Certificate

Networking Specialist

This certificate builds on basic networking skills to prepare you for positions requiring specialized networking expertise for administering and maintaining multiple network environments.

The Networking Specialist certificate is optimal for those who wish to gain industry certifications in A+, Net+, CCENT, CCNA, Linux+, and three Windows Servers simultaneously with the certificate, without taking the core curriculum required for a degree. Courses covered include:

  • A+ Hardware I and II with Lab Certification Prep
  • Scaling and Connecting Networks
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification Prep
  • Powershell Scripting
  • Networking with Windows Server
  • Routing & Switching Essentials
  • Linux System & Security Administration
  • Networking Essentials

This certificate is 24 credit hours and may be completed in about a year. Credits earned may be transferred to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

User Experience (UX) and Web Design Certificate

User Experience (UX) and Web Design

This certificate blends the foundations of code and the principles of successful wireframe responsive design, combined with an understanding of how to bring your concept to life from a rough sketch. Receive instruction in subjects like:

  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Digital Animation and Effects for the Web
  • Web Design I, II, and III
  • Designing with Type

Learn responsive design techniques using the most current applications in the Industry in Adobe Creative Cloud, without taking the core curriculum required of a degree. You will need a computer and Adobe CC subscription for this specific certificate program. At 21 credit-hours, this certificate may be completed in about a year and upon successful completion is transferrable to an associate or bachelor’s degree at Hodges U.

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