Digital technology and visual communication are integral components of design practices. The application of computer-based knowledge and digital skills in the design process range from designing the built environment we inhabit to the printed digital media that surrounds us. The Digital Design and Visualization Certificate allows students to build expertise in design technologies and learn skills relevant to the evolving trends of current-day design practices. Graduates of this certificate are equipped with the latest software applications and knowledge for use in the design technology work environment.

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Certificate Enrollment

The Digital Design and Visualization Certificate offers both online and on campus courses. The certificate is open to students interested in digital design who want to learn new skills or to build on their current knowledge.

Enrollment in the Digital Design and Visualization Certificate requires the submission of the Certificate Enrollment Form to Continuing Education in the Registrar's Office. For additional information, please contact us by email at or by phone at 617.585.0135.

Certificate students must begin academic coursework in the program within two academic semesters of submitting the enrollment materials.

Program Requirements

The Digital Design and Visualization Certificate program requires the completion of four courses for a total of 6-7.5 credits, depending on the courses the student selects. 

All Digital Design courses are 1.5 credits with the exception of DME2032 Autodesk Revit. This course is 3 credits and satisfies one of the four program requirements.


Four Courses / 6-7.5 Credits

Students can choose four courses from the Digital Design and Visualization Certificate curriculum below. 

Courses offered vary by semester. Visit Continuing Education Courses for current offerings. Click below for course descriptions.