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Academic CredentialCertificate
Total Credit Hours15
Academic PathwayBusiness, Industry, Technology, Manufacturing
AdvisorDr. Erika Goines
Associate Professor, Digital Media
850.769.1551 ext. 4826
tsewell@gulfcoast.edu

Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale
850.872.3838
jhale2@gulfcoast.edu

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Digital Media/Multimedia Production Certificate

The goal of this program is to prepare students for initial employment as a digital media/multimedia production technician, digital media/multimedia developer, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these or related occupations.  Graduates of this certificate program could potentially obtain entry positions as graphic artist technician, animation/gaming/simulation technician, digital video production technician, or Web design technician. All courses in this program can be used in pursuit of the college’s Digital Media Associate of Science degree.

Through our project-based curriculum, you will have opportunities to work on a wide range of projects, including many for real-world clients--helping to build your resume, your confidence, and your understanding of how the industry works. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth between 2014 and 2024 for  computer and information technology occupations will increase by 12% which was faster than average for all occupations. 

Commodore Production Students

Digital Media/Multimedia Certificate Course Requirements

DIG2100, Web Design I
GRA2156, Computer Graphics for Digital Designers I
DIG2431, Digital Storytelling
DIG2257, Radio Production Sound Recording
DIG2822, Electronic Journalism

What will you do with a Digital Media Certificate?

In this field, people find careers as:

Web Programmer
Web Designer
Web Developer
Multimedia Artist
Graphic Designer
Marketing Assistant

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

Gulf Coast State College
Florida State
University of West Florida
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