Northeastern University

College of Professional Studies

Graduate Certificate in 3-D Animation

Address:

School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

Suite 103

Boston, MA 02115

United States

Phone:

617-373-3244

Fax:

617- 373-8890

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in 3-D Animation

Format: Campus

Program Description:

3-D animation is not only a major component in the film and broadcast industries, it is also a crucial element in online entertainment and a driving force for the gaming industry. Companies use animation in advertisements, web sites, and training programs. The growing use of gaming technologies in education and industry (often referred to as Serious Games) has given rise to a need for skilled animators who can work closely with business and academic institutions.

The Graduate Certificate in 3-D Animation offers a practice-oriented approach to the art and science of animation, with a particular emphasis on the special requirements of 3-D modeling and animating for the gaming industry. Coursework will develop students’ powers of visualization as well as provide a conceptual basis for visual narrative. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be skilled in the use of industry-standard animation applications, understand visual principles of lighting, modeling and surfacing, and be conversant with motion and special effects compositing.

Accreditation:

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Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Yes, all students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Please speak to an Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: All students are encouraged to apply for financial assistance when they apply for admission. Federal, state, University scholarship programs, and payment options are available.

Locale: Large City

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