Video Editing


In eight weeks, students will learn techniques in video editing using Adobe Premiere, including adding transitions, applying basic effects, correcting color, and syncing sound. Students will also learn how to format video in standard and high-definition formats for export, how to upload videos, and the basics of various media platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. 

Concludes with a video production reel that can be utilized to gain employment.

A smartphone with a camera is required to complete the certificate. A laptop (not a tablet) is also required. Adobe recommends 16GB RAM for PC, and 8GB RAM for MacBooks.

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To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

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Take the following course to complete the video editing certificate.

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
4.80 48

Video Editing Certificate

Learn basic and some advanced techniques in video editing using Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Includes how to add transitions, basic effects, syncing sound, basic color correction, and how to format video in standard and high-definition formats for export. In addition, students will learn how to upload video and various media platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Facebook. Concludes with a video production reel that can be utilized to gain employment. A DSLR camera that captures video, a video camera, or a smartphone that captures video is required. A subscription to Adobe Premiere Pro CC and a 500 GB Mac and PC compatible external hard drive is also required. Please note that students will be able to subscribe to the Adobe Premiere Pro CC software at the student's rate once enrolled into the class or if already enrolled in any other class at Midland's Technical College. Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic computer functions and the ability to organize computer files.



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Video Editor

Become gainfully employed as a video editor with work at local TV stations or small production firms. Some video editors are self-employed performing contract and freelance work.

Projected Job Growth


Average Annual Salary

According to EMSI data as of 2022

Where Can I Work?

  • News Agencies
  • Production Firms

What’s next after I complete this program?

Begin Working Professionally

Students can also pursue additional credentials for further education with a photography certificate and/or a videography certificate from MTC.

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