Digital Communication

Digital Communication

The Associate of Applied Science in Digital Communication is a pathway to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Communication and Media Studies. This degree offers hands-on learning experiences in broadcast announcing, broadcast and video production and sports and news reporting. Students are also able to pursue a variety of service learning projects as they complete the requirements for these courses.

We believe these degrees are vital parts of the campus community. Student and industry interest in the program’s success is evident as area media outlets, local businesses and marketing firms depend on our programs to prepare media professionals to fill open employment roles.

Associate

Associate of Applied Science in Digital Communication

This is a valuable transfer degree that enables you to be a part of the only community college radio station in West Virginia, WPKM 96.3 FM The Beet. If you want to work in broadcasting, journalism, digital media or marketing, a digital communications degree can help you launch a successful career.

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Applied Science in Media & Communication Studies with a concentration in Digital Communication

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Media and Communication Studies with a concentration in Digital Communication is a program that prepares students for a career in broadcasting, journalism, digital media or marketing. Students gain real broadcasting experience through our campus radio station. As a communication professional, you will learn and shape how people share, receive and process information. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that roughly 27,400 new positions will open up in this field before 2024.

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What can I do with this degree?

The average American spends more than 10 hours a day looking at screens! Between watching videos, scrolling through social media and listening to podcasts, digital communication has a large impact on everyday life. This degree will equip you to influence the digital world with the skills you will learn in graphic design, video and sound production, social media management and more.

Potential Careers

Announcer

Broadcast Analyst

Sound Technician

Photographer

News Correspondent

TUITION

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional course fees may apply and rates are subject to change.

WV & OH Residents

Per Credit Hour

$153 - $211

Per Semester

$1,836 - $2,532

Fall & Spring Semesters

$3,672 - $5,064

Non-Residents

Per Credit Hour

$341 - $364

Per Semester

$4,092 - $4,368

Fall & Spring Semesters

$8,184 - $8,736

High School Students

Per Credit Hour

$50

Per Semester

$600

Fall & Spring Semesters

$1,200

Dr. Torie Jackson

Chairperson/Associate Professor

Humanities, Fine Arts, & Social Sciences

Room 2210B

304-424-8247

torie.jackson@wvup.edu

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