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Adobe Premiere Pro Classes

Master the skills to create and edit video, including transitions and audio, using Adobe Premiere by attending a hands-on class at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL. [More on Premiere]

Virtual Classes: Our Adobe Premiere and After Effects classes are now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.
  • Select "Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.

For more information, email info@cetc.umsl.edu.

Introduction to Digital Editing Using Premiere Pro

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows or Mac OS X.) Discover the power of video editing with Premiere Pro. Experience the tools used in integrating audio, video, and still pictures into a quality video production. Learn how to import clips (stills, movies, and audio), add them to a timeline, apply special effects, insert titles, and use visual transitions. Witness the ease of editing clips, deleting video frames, cutting one clip into two, and changing clip speed. Understand video production concepts and post- production terminology while creating videos. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1111 Tues., Sept. 15Virtual/WCMark Ratliff
E1208 Mon., Nov. 30Virtual/WCMark Ratliff

Intermediate Applications of Premiere Pro

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Editing Using Premiere Pro or equivalent experience.) Refine your skills in video editing by using the power of visual special effects and transitions. Take your ordinary video production and make it extraordinary with tricks like editing out the background color of your green screen videos using the Ultra Key tool. Use the basic audio mixer to enhance audio tracks and audio special effects. Apply special effects to your video by including color, adding page peel, motion and lighting, Track Matte, and Mosaic. Compress and prepare files for output for the desired presentation format by using the Adobe Media Encoder. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1112 Tues., Sept. 22Virtual/WCMark Ratliff
E1209 Mon., Dec. 7Virtual/WCMark Ratliff

Introduction to After Effects

(Prerequisite: Experience with Windows or Mac OS X.) Learn to use Adobe After Effects for the creation of Motion Graphics and special effects including basic animation and visual effects compositing. Discover how to import footage and create a new project. Understand how to use animations, add visual flair with effects, use audio effectively, and work with masks. Topics include layers, keyframes, masking, and media management. Additional topics include image adjustment, color correction, and output settings for different media. [Course Outline]
Fee: $249

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E1113 Tues., Sept. 29Virtual/WCJane O'Donnell
E1210 Mon., Dec. 14Virtual/WCJane O'Donnell

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are also available in digital imaging using Photoshop and in creating special effects using Adobe After Effects.