Content Development and Production – Online Microcredential

Master the art of producing and sharing professional-quality content

The digital media field is growing rapidly — a trend that experts anticipate will continue far into the future. What the industry needs is people with the abilities to meet consumer demands through the design, production, distribution and maintenance of high-quality content for digital media use.


Work closely with faculty who will support your growth in the digital media world as you earn a content development and production microcredential online. Watch the video »

Through a series of three courses, you can earn a microcredential in content development and production online from Oregon State University, a nationally ranked leader in online education. Gain the creativity and applied skills to visualize a text narrative into an audio/visual media production; develop core competencies in the editing and manipulation of sound media; and learn how to produce professional-quality podcasts for various digital platforms.


Required courses (11 credits)

Prerequisite courses

Some courses within Oregon State's online microcredential offerings may require you to complete prerequisites in order to enroll. Before applying, it's important to understand the timing and schedule for when microcredential courses are offered, including any prerequisite courses.

Please contact the program lead for more details or connect with the Ecampus enrollment services team to learn more.


The in-demand skills you'll develop as a student in this microcredential will give you what you need to stand out and level up in your career.

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Animations
  • Branding
  • Editing
  • Journalism
  • Media production
  • Sound design
  • Storytelling

Start working toward a degree in digital communication arts

Once you earn a microcredential in content development and production, you can apply the 11 credits directly toward Oregon State’s online bachelor’s degree in digital communication arts. Learn more about the innovative DCA program.

If you plan to apply these credits toward a full degree, we encourage you to first contact the program to learn about the degree requirements. Please note that acceptance into a microcredential does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.


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