What will I learn?

Valencias A.S. degree in Digital Media is one of the hottest emerging career fields today. Combining classroom experience with real-world projects, this interdisciplinary program is designed for students seeking exciting careers in digital video production, motion graphics, journalism, or programming for the web. Students create persuasive, informational, educational and entertainment-based projects for the web, mobile devices, broadcast and live events.

The Live Event Video Production specialization focuses on the creation of video and audio materials for formats ranging from streaming web video to full-resolution high definition. There is a strong emphasis on production and working on projects with live audiences in venues ranging from conventions and corporate meetings to themed interactive entertainment. The Mobile Journalism specialization focuses on creating video, audio, and graphics content for the fast-paced world of news production. Students will learn to write, produce, edit, and upload stories from anywhere in the world. Topics include journalism, photography, on-camera performance, graphics creation, and video production. Students utilize state-of-the-art technology to prepare for work as a backpack journalist.

The Video and Motion Graphics specialization focuses on the artistry and design used to create compelling broadcast and interactive graphics. Students learn about a wide array of industry-standard motion graphics programs, including 3D and interactive motion graphics software. The Web Developer specialization focuses on the programming associated with client-side web and application creation. Students create dynamic, interactive content using agile programming techniques, pair programming, and the most current scripting and programming languages. This track also covers the business and ethics of web development so students can work effectively as a free-lancer or as part of a team. If you have an interest in becoming a web programmer, mobile journalist, videographer, video editor, or motion graphic artist, then Valencias program may be just what you are looking for.

Students are strongly encouraged to consult a Career Program Advisor in the department office for assistance in determining the best education plan for their career goals. Although scheduling may not always provide for the following progression of courses, students should use the foundation, intermediate and advanced course sequence as a guide in program planning. All degree-seeking students must satisfy entry testing requirements and satisfactorily complete all mandatory courses in reading, student success, mathematics, English, and English for Academic Purposes in which the student is placed.

Digital Media Technology with Specializations in: Video Production; Mobile Journalism; Motion Graphics; Web Development.

Potential Careers: Interactive Media Technician; Motion Graphics Designer; Web Production Technician; Broadcast Designer; Post-Production Specialist; Digital Video Editor; Digital Audio Technician; Digital Videographer; Digital Media Production Specialist.

Program Outcomes: Produce professional quality video projects; Solve industry-related problems; Write and speak the language of the industry effectively; Demonstrate professional behavior.

Which department am I in?

Valencia College

Study options

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,383.00 per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020, 11 January 2021

Venue

Valencia College

West Campus,

1800 South Kirkman Road,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32811, United States

Full Time (60 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,383.00 per year
USD $390.96 per credit hour. Based on rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 August 2020, 11 January 2021

Venue

Winter Park Campus

850 West Morse Blvd,

WINTER PARK,

Florida,

32789, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the equivalent of a high school diploma in the United States.

For international students

You will be admitted to Valencia College as a degree-seeking student if you have a standard high school diploma or a state-issued General Educational Development (GED) diploma. To be admitted as a degree-seeking student you must have an admissions application and official academic transcript(s) on file in the Admissions and Records Office. If you do not have a high school diploma or GED, you may be admitted as a Provisional non-degree seeking student.

Official TOEFL result (minimum score 45)

Official IELTS result (minimum score 5.5)

Official LOEP result (minimum score 86 - offered at Valencia College)

Successful completion of college-level English Composition with a grade of "C" or better.

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About this uni

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  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus set to open in downtown Orlando