At Century College, you can choose from a variety of career and technical programs leading directly to employment as well as courses designed to transfer to four-year colleges and universities. You will learn from expert instructors with access to innovative learning opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities.
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With affordable tuition rates, Century College can save you thousands on your education. Learn about our tuition rates and fees, and discover options to pay for college, including financial aid, scholarships and payment plans. College can be affordable!
Each year, nearly 1,000 students apply for a Century College Foundation scholarship. While we awarded over 200 scholarships last year, many students are left empty-handed. With your support, we can ensure more students have the help they need to succeed.
The Continuing Education and Customized Training department can help you to get ahead in your career by offering a variety of non-credit workforce training and development opportunities. Through customized training options, Century College can work directly with employers to meet the training needs of employees.
Century College offers a variety of campus life opportunities to connect with others, gain leadership experience, be involved and have fun. Students can participate or cheer on the Century College Wood Ducks Athletic programs, become active members and leaders on campus or take advantage of campus recreational activities and art and theatre experiences.
Century College is committed to the success of each student. This commitment to student success and persistence is demonstrated by the numerous student services and support available in and out of the classroom, including academic resources, assistive services, student wellness options and planning support.
Write your own hero story. Become a video producer in the Narrative Video Production Degree program. Story guides production decisions and in this degree you will realize the value of storytelling, planning, shooting, editing, and visual effects as you create narrative films, news stories, and documentaries; as well as marketing, instructional, and promotional pieces.
This program is part of the Visual Communications Careers (VCC) area and is designed to provide you with the skills you need to enter a career once you have completed the degree. Although the A.A.S. degree is not designed for transfer to a four-year school, your general education and liberal arts courses typically do transfer. Some of your career-oriented courses may also transfer to specific majors at certain schools through the petition process.
Tell amazing stories by developing and producing creative films and videos for real-world clients
Use cutting-edge professional camera gear, hardware, and software while crafting an impressive portfolio
Attain hands-on expertise in visual communications working individually and with imaginative peers
Career Focus: Prepared for immediate employment, and further education with a professional portfolio
Interested in a career in Narrative Video Production? Schedule a program tour!
Online Video Content Creator Certificate (12 credits)
NEW! Earn an Online Video Content Creator Certificate in one semester!
Companies are eagerly looking for video content creators. Today’s online producers need more than just the technical skills of camera and light placement, audio level adjustment, multi-camera switching, and how to stream live video - they also need to understand marketing and how to use video storytelling techniques to deliver key messages. This Certificate will study story structure and character arc. It will explore how to use social media to drive traffic to websites and ecommerce pages, as well as, how to access site analytics, track advertising campaigns, and how to deliver follow up messages.
“I loved the projects we got to work on in the film class. Getting experience working with a client is very important because it helped teach us what to expect. Everything won’t be cut and dry, and we will have to ‘decode’ the message from the client to figure out what they really want. I really liked seeing the reaction from a client after they have received the product and then seeing it posted on a website, Facebook, or in an email blast. It’s a good feeling creating something that other people love.” - Joe
“I’ll use these skills that I learned for the future and explore more things that I still do not know. Getting to know pre-production and post those are some things I’ll never forget. Again, I want to say thank you Mike you really helped me a lot through these semesters, I’m glad I found this program and made this my primary job. I’ll get you that 10 percent one day.” - Charlie
“Overall I really enjoyed my time in the VCC program. I learned so much throughout the two years that I am very grateful and will take it with me as I continue to learn more. I made some really great friends and met some amazing people as well. I can’t wait to see where everyone ends up someday and hopefully we can all create something together someday.” - Erica
“I didn’t have a plan but then I got the email saying Century had a video production program and it was the best decision I made. It’s a challenging program, very time consuming but it was all worth it. There were times when I considered dropping out when things got too overwhelming but I’m glad I pulled through and saw everything to the end. I’m very jealous I won’t be able to use the new monster drone or the new cinema camera but that’s okay.” - Alex
“I really loved my time in the Video Production program. You do a really good job at creating a safe interactive learning environment. Through the projects and learning the software I was able to build large amounts of confidence in myself. I think that’s almost as important as the skills itself. A lot of the important lessons are learned through the projects without us even knowing that we are learning them, I picked up on that after the first year, but I’m not sure if everyone did.” - Joe
As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.
Creative Writing: Screenwriting (ENGL 2029) The Art of Film (HUM 1041) International Film (HUM 1043) American Film (HUM 1045) Drones: Commercial Applications (SOLR 1021) Acting for the Camera (THTR 1033)