Digital Media Specialist

About this Major

Explore ideas and collaborate with others to create interactive experiences. The Digital Media Specialist becomes skillful at creating, editing and disseminating information through a variety of media platforms. With two established courses and two electives, Digital Media Specialist students can choose from a variety of courses that best match their career ambitions. 

The Danforth Campus resources give students the opportunity to discover and create using the same technologies as the professionals. Its placement on this campus will encourage students to think creatively and will offer a space for students to see their ideas through to reality.

Eligible Licensures/Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Communication
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming using HTML in CSS

At A Glance

Open To

High school juniors and seniors, adult students

Campus

Danforth Danforth

Total Hours Required

480

Length

  • Full-time: 5-months 
  • Part-time: 10 months

Times

Daytime classes, two sessions: Monday — Friday

  • 8:25 a.m. to 11:20 a.m.
  • 12:10 p.m. to 3:05 p.m.
  • High school students and part-time adults enroll in either the AM or PM session. Full-time adult students enroll in both sessions.

Courses

*Students select two from the list of elective courses

  • Graphic Design 120 hours
  • Interactive Media Capstone 120 hours
  • *3D Modeling & Animation 120 hours
  • *Animation Techniques 120 hours
  • *Digital Illustration 150 hours
  • *Digital Photography 120 hours
  • *Game Design 120 hours
  • *Immersive Reality & Emerging Trends 120 hours
  • *Motion Media Design 120 hours
  • *Video Production 120 hours
  • *Web Design 120 hours

Tuition & Costs

Costs for High School Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Communication
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming using HTML and CSS

Tuition & Fees

  • Free

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • N/A

Total Estimated Costs for High School Students

No cost

Costs for In-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Communication
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming using HTML and CSS

Tuition & Fees

  • $1,056
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • N/A

Total Estimated Costs for In-State Adult Students

$1,071

Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

Licensure / Certifications

  • Adobe Certified Professional in Video Design
  • Adobe Certified Professional in Visual Communication
  • Microsoft Technology Associate: Introduction to Programming using HTML and CSS

Tuition & Fees

  • $2,112
  • Application Fee: $15 (non-refundable)

Textbooks, Supplies, and Certifications (Estimated)

  • N/A

Total Estimated Costs for Out-of-State Adult Students

$2,127

Employment & Outcomes

Salary Range

N/A

per year

Pass Rate

N/A

Unable to calculate

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work for:

Advertising, Creative Media Production, Digital Arts, Graphic Design, Marketing, Mass Communication, Visual Communication

3D Animation major photo

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