Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Major

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Studies is a program that focuses on the development, use, critical evaluation, and regulation of new electronic communication technologies using computer applications.

Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia majors and degree programs will include instruction in computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law and policy; the study of human interaction with, and use of, digital media; and emerging trends and issues.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia  (use the College Search feature and enter "digital communication” or “multimedia” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Studies?

A major/degree in this field can prepare individuals to function as developers and managers of digital communications media in sectors such as entertainment, graphic design, and artistic productions.   Some job titles are (but not limited to) user experience designer, graphic designer, video producer, videographer, and user interface designer.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


Publications/Magazines in Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia