Earn a Digital Media Specialist Certificate

With a Digital Media Specialist certificate, learn digital design skills required in today’s digital careers.

Blue Ridge CTC’s Digital Media Specialist certificate imparts students industry-focused training in web and graphic design to establish a career in an ever-expanding field.

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Why Earn a Digital Media Specialist Certificate

With a Digital Media Specialist certificate, learn coding and design skills through hands-on experience to gain a competitive advantage in today’s digitized marketplace.

    • Learn transferable digital media skills.
    • Prepare for a variety of industry certification exams.
    • Earn credits to be used toward a future degree.
    • Explore elective options to align with your career goals.


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Prepare for a Rewarding Career With a Digital Media Specialist Certificate

With our Digital Media Specialist program, learn media technology and academic skills needed to potentially qualify for certification exams and enter the digital media industry.

In this program, students build an understanding of web design and graphic design techniques to qualify for different certification exams such as Adobe Photoshop ACA Certification, Adobe InDesign ACA Certification, Adobe Illustrator ACA Certification, and Microsoft Technology Associate HTML Application Development Fundamentals Certification.

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What Will You Learn - Curriculum Overview

Learn to use different software and design tools through hands-on training guided by certified faculty.

Our extensive curriculum teaches digital media skills such as data file management, Adobe Photoshop, web page design, illustrator and InDesign, programming logic, and more. The program allows students to:

    • Develop computer application fluency and fundamental technical skills.
    • Employ business-centered and professional applications for graphic design and web design.
    • Complete project-based activities, which incorporate publication and document creation, design skills, electronic presentation skills, and web design skills.
    • Utilize essential web design software, graphic design software and animate software to create digital and/or print publications.

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With this time-saving and cost-effective certificate in Digital Media Specialist, get started on a path to a promising career in the digital media industry by learning industry-specific skills guided by highly trained faculty. Students may explore professions such as graphic designer, web developer, digital marketing manager, social media manager, and more.
The comprehensive curriculum of the Digital Media Specialist certificate teaches students digital media skills like data file management, Adobe Photoshop, web page design, illustrator and InDesign, programming logic, and much more. Since students participate in industry-driven coursework, with technical skills, they also enhance communication and decision-making skills required in actual professions.


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.

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