Situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the world, the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is an accredited college that offers three bachelor of applied science degrees, a wide variety of associate degrees and certificates, as well as distance learning degrees through its UH Center on campus.
With small class sizes, a high student-to-faculty ratio, math labs, and career counseling, UHMC students enjoy personalized, individual attention and the support they need to be successful in school and their future careers.
University of Hawaiʻi Maui College is the largest neighbor island college in the University of Hawaiʻi system and serves the educational needs of residents of the three islands that comprise Maui County: Molokai, Lanaʻi, and Maui.
The University of Hawai’i Maui College is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). As of July 7, 2014, the WSCUC has reaffirmed UHMC’s reaccreditation through June 2022.
CREATIVE MEDIA・ GRAPHIC DESIGN・FILMMAKING・WEB DEVELOPMENT
The program incorporates storytelling, media analysis, graphic & web design, photography, audio & video production, motion graphics & animation, multi-media journalism, marketing & publicity, computer programming and more.
Academy for Creative Media Maui offers Associate in Science degrees and Certificates of Achievement in: Creative Media, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, and Web Development. We emphasize foundational knowledge, skills and best practices in the field to foster professional attitudes for success in advertising, web marketing, publishing, motion picture and television production, programming, and more. Students enjoy project-based growth experiences that elevate critical thinking and awareness of related industries and vast career possibilities for commercial artists.
We prepare students for the job market, as entrepreneurs, or continuation to a four-year degree. Notably, an articulation agreement with UH West Oahu allows our AS graduates the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA) with two additional years of study, in person or online.
Please visit UHMC for elective information.
Creative Media is commercial art: the convergence of art, technology, and commerce. The Academy for Creative Media Maui incorporates storytelling, media & cinema analysis, screenwriting, graphic design, photography, video, audio, motion graphics, animation, marketing, publicity, and journalism. We emphasize foundational knowledge and skills, understanding of intellectual property and ethical concerns, and best practices in the field to foster professional attitudes for success in advertising, web marketing, publishing, motion picture and television production, programming, and more. Students enjoy project-based growth experiences that elevate critical thinking and awareness of related industries and vast career possibilities for commercial artists.
Our general Creative Media Associate of Science (AS) degree consists of core classes, general education, and nine credits of approved specialization electives. To develop a focused skill-set students are encouraged to commit to a pathway in Graphic Design, Filmmaking, or Web Development. Additionally, thirty-credit Certificates of Achievement (CA) exist for each discipline, and are also attained in the organic pursuit of the AS.
Majors are required to earn a letter grade of C or better for core and specialization courses, to prepare students for the job market, as entrepreneurs, or continuation to a four-year degree. Students planning a transfer should consult a counselor about requirements for entrance into that school. Notably, an articulation agreement with UH West Oahu allows AS graduates the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA).
Contact Program Coordinator Brian Kohne (984-3315, email@example.com) for info.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Apply effective communication and critique skills with peers and clients.
- Demonstrate skills in professional use of creative media applications and equipment.
- Describe ethical and legal aspects regarding the creation and use of creative media.
- Produce creative media project using critical thinking and basic design concepts.
Contact an Advisor
Brian Kohne, Program Coordinator
Phone: 808 984 3315
Shane Payba, Counselor
Phone: 808 984 3226
Fax: 808 984 3872
Appointments: 808 984 3306