Digital Media Production

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New Media is the convergence of audio, video and written media, delivered on the web or mobile devices. New Media distribution is focused on webcasting and podcasting.

New Media is the convergence of audio, video and written media, delivered on the web or mobile devices. Graduates of the diploma program will be trained in the techniques of gathering, editing, and distributing digital photos, audio and video. Distribution is accomplished via web sites, webcasting and podcasting. Students are also introduced to web site planning, construction, and maintenance.

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Program Accreditation

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College Accreditation

Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Program Specific Requirements

Students achieving assessment scores below the established minimums must register and successfully complete (with a grade of C or better) the required developmental courses in order to meet graduation requirements.

The program minimum scores for the Accuplacer Assessment test are as follows:
Reading Comprehension: 78

Program Course Listings

Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credits
CPTR 1500 Intro Web Concepts 3 credits
DMED 1125 Digital Audio Production 3 credits
DMED 1135 Media Design Prin 3 credits
DMED 1201 Digital Video 3 credits
DMED 1205 Internet Broadcasting 3 credits
DMED 1210 Nonlinear Video Editing 3 credits
DMED 2115 Motion Graphics 3 credits
DMED 2210 Video Distribution 3 credits
DMED 2220 Social Media 3 credits
DMED 2226 Intro to 3D Animation 4 credits
ARTS 1131 Digital Photography 3 credits
TOTAL CREDITS: 34 credits

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Program Learner Outcomes

Employment Outlook & Opportunities

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Job Openings

Counselors are available in the Career Center to assist with career advising, job search resources, employer connections, occupational descriptions, employment outlook, earnings, education/training requirements and sources.

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Learn the tools of New Media to begin or enhance your career in:

  • Radio or Television Broadcasting

  • Web Design & Content Creation

  • Public Relations & Marketing

  • Digital Filmmaking

  • Advertising

  • eCommerce

  • Journalism

The employment outlook for multi-media and graphic design specialists in the state of Minnesota from 2010 to 2020 is 11.8%, a high growth career.

Program Faculty

Thief River Falls Campus