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Create quality content with a Digital Art Production certificate

Digital art production is a booming field. Animation. Computer-generated effects. Digital games. Graphic design. Interaction and interface design. Mobile app development. Web design. All these digital arts industries have a vast number of opportunities and need skilled production professionals to fill them. The Chang School Certificate in Digital Art Production is the perfect springboard into a great career in digital production.

This digital arts program is the only part-time program in Canada that offers a combination of applied creative and digital courses at the university degree-credit level. You’ll develop your creative and technical skills in digital content production, and learn design, visual communication, interaction design, and storytelling skills. You’ll also enrich your art, media, and culture knowledge.

You can complete the certificate online, and schedule each digital arts class around your other commitments. What are you interested in? Our digital art courses will boost your skills in everything from fiction screenwriting, digital skills and innovation, and graphic design, to interaction design and design for mobile devices. We also prioritize practical, hands-on experience, offering a co-op internship course option that allows you to gain professional production experience.

Excited to start producing great content? Start your Digital Art Production certificate now.

Who should take this Digital Art Production certificate?

  • You’re a working professional looking to make a career change to a rapidly growing creative field
  • You’re a visual artist who wants to enhance your work in film, photography, fine art, graphic design, or journalism and expand your audience
  • You need to gain a solid foundation for further study at the undergraduate or graduate level

What will you learn while taking the Digital Art Production certificate?

You’ll learn how to:

  • Create original content and integrate it into the digital world
  • Use theoretical, historical, and contemporary knowledge of art, design, and global communication in practice

Certificate Requirements

  • 2 required courses
  • 4 electives
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) 1.67+

Admission Criteria


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
    • With 6 Grade 12 U or M credits
    • With a minimum average of 60 percent


  • Mature student status

If you’re an undergraduate student, you should be aware of possible certificate restrictions. For complete details, check Curriculum Advising.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to buy special software to take the courses?

No. For lab courses, you can do your work in the computer lab during class. Are you taking CPFN 541 - Digital Animation Concepts? You can use the free student version of Maya software, which is available online.


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