What will I learn?

The New Media Communication Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in new media communication.

Get ready for a future in both traditional and new media fields with an A.S. degree in New Media Communication. You’ll learn how to navigate new media communication platforms and develop the appropriate business acumen and ethical sense to succeed amid the changing communication and media landscape. The program covers the technical processes of large- and small-scale communication, storytelling, journalism, and electronic content design and delivery. It also focuses on the application of emergent electronic and digital media platforms and provides you with effective digital storytelling techniques.

Learn How To

  • Write for various communication campaigns
  • Create emerging digital media
  • Plan and execute social media campaigns
  • Practice ethical and legal communication strategies

Job Outlook

Combining the skill of in-depth reporting and social media strategy, talented communication professionals are in great demand. Excellent career opportunities are available in design studios, advertising agencies, marketing and public relations firms, broadcast and print news agencies, interactive design companies and other highly creative environments. There are also many freelance opportunities.

Potential Careers

  • New Media Coordinators
  • Communication Specialists
  • Copywriters
  • Bloggers
  • Digital Journalists
  • Online News Writers
  • Social Media Coordinators
  • Entry Level Production or Media Staff
  • Content Developers

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 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

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

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

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 2020-2021 academic year. These rates are subject to change.

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

Application deadline

Expected October 2022

Start date

10 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Venue

Poinciana Campus

3255 Pleasant Hill Road,

KISSIMMEE,

Florida,

34746, 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

U.S. high School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

English Language Requirements:

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 English Composition or its equivalent (as determined by Valencia) with a grade of C or higher.

Application deadline: June/15 for fall; Oct/15 for spring.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Valencia College

Florida means easy access to beautiful beaches, sunshine throughout the year, iconic theme parks, top restaurants and excellent shopping amenities.

  • Awarded Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
  • Year-round campus events
  • Opportunities to study abroad
  • New campus open in Downtown Orlando

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