What will I learn?

Valencia's A.S. Degree in New Media Communications with a specialization in Integrated Social Media Strategy prepares students to work as Social Media Strategists, New Media Coordinators, Social Media Content Developers, and serve in a variety of entry-level media communication roles in the creative, marketing, journalism, and communication industries. Students are provided with theoretical and classroom experience which closely parallels on-the-job activities in the social media industry.

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 sequences 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.

Potential Careers

Social Media Strategists
New Media Coordinators
Social Media Content Developers

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate effective professional, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrate the fundamental skills of the writing process for varied mass and new media communication platforms
  • Demonstrate appropriate technical, analytical, and evaluative skills for new media content creation, delivery, and social impact
  • Utilize a variety of digital applications for the production and distribution of new media projects
  • Demonstrate employability skills and participate in learning experiences relative to new media communication

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

Downtown Campus

500 W Livingston Street,

ORLANDO,

Florida,

32801, 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

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 set to open in downtown Orlando