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Digital Media Arts


Are you creative?
Do you like using technology?
Do you have a maker mentality?

If this sounds like you, then our Digital Media Arts (DMA) degree might be a good fit with your interests. Our industry needs creative thinkers, design innovators, and technical talent. Start your journey into this exciting and dynamic career pathway.

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Digital Media Arts
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Combining Artistic Style with Technical Skills

The Digital Media Arts (DMA) program prepares students for professional practice in digital art and media design. Students create visual content and communications for delivery to various web, social and digital media platforms.

You will learn how to design computer images, motion graphics, basic animation, multimedia, video/sound production, user experiences, website and interface design. Competency is developed through hands-on experience with current technologies, real client project work, professional skills and building a portfolio of work. Students also gain insight to business practices and marketing strategies.

These job-ready skills prepare students for employment in the ever-evolving digital media arts industry! 

Career Opportunities 

Employment opportunities for the Digital Media Arts industry exist in a variety of creative roles: digital media designer, multimedia artist, videographer, motion/effects specialist, computer artist/animator, web designer, social media/marketing assistant or content/project coordinator.