Digital Media

Choosing the digital media major prepares you for careers in fields that merge technology, creativity and art. If you have artistic abilities and technological aptitude, you may want to consider digital media. You will explore your own creativity and artistic expression and learn how to use software and digital equipment to convey aesthetically pleasing formats for your audience.

As a digital media arts major, you will acquire a broad understanding of computers and digital technologies, a solid foundation in software applications, and highly developed problem solving skills. You will learn theories, techniques, and skills used in the creation of websites, videos, animation, and interactive software. With our location in Washington, DC, you will have many opportunities to enhance your portfolio. When you graduate, you will have the necessary skills for entry-level professional careers within the field of digital media.  

Expand Your Skills
  • Assemble a portfolio of work samples
  • Complete a relevant internship
  • Work on media projects with on campus departments
  • Develop problem solving skills and the ability to meet a deadline
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Become familiar with printing and production processes
  • Volunteer your services for non-profit groups
Career Options
  • Advertising Designer
  • Animator
  • Art Consultant
  • Cinematographer
  • Digital Image Specialist
  • Film Editor
  • Interactive Designer
  • Media Specialist
  • Motion Picture Artist
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Photojournalist
  • Presentations Designer
  • Publication Developer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Video Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Webmaster
Professional Organizations
  • IDEAlliance
  • National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture
  • BRAID-Media Arts
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