The Digital Media Technology degree program emphasizes the study of processes and management of web development, digital media, gaming, animation, simulation, image capture, and multimedia production.
The Digital Media program is designed to prepare technical or technical management-oriented professionals for employment in creative, advertising, educational, and other commercial environments.
According to IBISworld.com, digital media, web development, gaming, animation, simulation, and related services combined account for more than 400 billion dollars of the United States economy. At the time of this writing, over 70,000 available jobs related to the aforementioned areas are listed on job posting websites such as talentzoo.com, monster.com, and indeed.com.
Students will complete 36 hours of Required Courses and must complete three courses from one focus area. Students are also strongly encouraged to complete one of several minors to complement their academic and career pursuits. Browse this site to find out more about the available focus areas and related minors.
Game development where there is a demand for technically proficient individuals with multiple skillsets ready to handle any task. Click here to learn more about the Game Development Focus Area.
Businesses need front end developers, search engine specialists, content managers, and people talented in UI/UX design. Click here to learn more about the Web Development Focus Area.
Visual Effects is an expansive field that requires knowledge of various technologies and techniques for video, animation, and games. Click here to learn more about the Visual Effects Focus Area.
Overall employment of broadcast and sound engineering technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2018 to 2028. Click to learn more about the Audio Technology Focus Area.
Media Communication is an expansive field that requires knowledge of various technologies for video, audio, journalism and social media. Click here to learn more about the Media Communication Focus Area.
Digital Artists and designers create visual concepts, using computer software, to communicate ideas that captivate consumers. Click to learn more about the Digital Art and Design Focus Area.
Research interests include: Impact of learning with dynamic graphics, Authentic learning pedagogy, Virtual Reality, Interaction Design, and emerging trends in the field of Digital Media Technology
Research interests include: CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping, manufacturing systems, User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design, virtual reality, and Geographic Information System (GIS)