Our Digital Media Specialist associate degree program is designed by industry experts to give students an opportunity to land successful, high-paying careers in the Digital Media field. Students learn workforce-ready skills that uplift their employability and transition to future learning opportunities.
Set a solid foundation with a two-year Associate of Applied Science in Digital Media. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
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Are predicted from 2020-30 in the Media and communication field.
In web developers and digital designers occupations from 2020-30 have been predicted.
For different professions in the media and communication field.
Prepare real workforce skills by performing hands-on training in the classroom.
The two-year Associate of Applied Science Digital Media Specialist program introduces students to various technical skills associated with informational, business, commercial, entertainment, and game-based applications. The degree lets students:
With Blue Ridge CTC’s associate degree program as a Digital Media Specialist, students participate in hands-on activities to develop computer application fluency and fundamental technical skills required in business and industry.
Throughout the Digital Media Specialist associate degree program, students are equipped with web and graphic design software, web page design skills, presentation and publication design skills, business-centered office applications, and more.
Earn this degree from our School of Workforce Development and Engineering Technologies.
On-campus, Hybrid, Online
Our researched and carefully articulated curriculum encompasses key technical concepts centered around computer-based media that today’s workforce finds relevant.
The Digital Media Specialist associate degree teaches students market demand concepts such as computer graphic design software and computer programming, animation, web design, computer applications, media expertise, and much more. Program outcomes include:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating.
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
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Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.