Undergraduate CertificateFilmmaking

Wichita State’s undergraduate certificate in filmmaking combines your creativity with hands-on learning in a technology-rich environment. You’ll gain essential knowledge and techniques—from editing to video storytelling—and build qualifications for career success in a variety of creative settings.

Learn how the Filmmaking certificate can work for you.

Two student in green screen room.

Filmmaking students learn both on-and off-camera skills – from acting and principles of video to script writing and lighting.


To complete the 15-credit-hour undergraduate certificate, you’ll take the following courses:

  • Editing for Film
  • Principles of Video Production
  • Video Storytelling
  • Two of the following: Cinematography, Directing I, Scriptwriting I

How to enroll

To add this certificate to your plan of study: 

  • Login into the MyWSU portal, find the Student Tools box (center of the page) and click on "Change my Major/Minor"
  • Click continue (this will show you your current major(s) and minor(s)
  • Click continue then click on "Add a certificate" and choose your certificate program, click continue and submit request.