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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media Specialist Certificate

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College delivers the Digital Media Specialist Certificate program through courses that are designed to introduce students to web design and graphic design.  These courses, in conjunction with other foundational courses, give students the technical and creative aptitude for a career in digital media.

Courses taken after the completion of the foundational courses and core courses in web design and graphic design will prepare students for certifications such as Adobe Photoshop ACA Certification, Adobe InDesign ACA Certification, Above Illustrator ACA Certification, and Microsoft Technology Associate HTML Application Development Fundamentals Certification. 

Program Outcomes

  • Complete hands-on activities that help 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 to prepare for the work environment.
  • Utilize essential web design software, graphic design software and animate software to create digital and/or print publications.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Digital Media Specialist

General Education Core 6
Technical Core 24
Total Credit Hours Required  30


Technical Core

Program Disclaimer

This curriculum includes a list of courses required for this program of study for this calendar year.  Your Academic Plan can be found on DegreeWorks once you become a degree-seeking student. 

Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs.  BRCTC cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

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