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Associate Degrees in Media and Communication

An associate degree is achieved after approximately two years of studying at the undergraduate level. This degree is typically offered in a wide variety of disciplines, including those that fall within both the sciences and the humanities. What is an associate degree in media and communication? Media and communication can cover a wide range of topics including journalism, advertising, television,… Read more

An associate degree is achieved after approximately two years of studying at the undergraduate level. This degree is typically offered in a wide variety of disciplines, including those that fall within both the sciences and the humanities.

What is an associate degree in media and communication? Media and communication can cover a wide range of topics including journalism, advertising, television, radio, film and graphic design. Any of the ways that you can communicate ideas to people falls under this broad heading. Classes may include writing; web design; graphic design; public relations; marketing; and television, radio and film production. You may choose a program that is specifically directed to one of these or one that is more general and gives you the opportunity to try a greater variety. Within each of these headings one often may choose to further differentiate as well, such as copy writing or print design.

A degree in media and communication often helps graduates acquire skills, such as the ability to communicate ideas well, that are transferable to almost all industries. Effective communication is usually essential to succeeding in daily life as well.

The cost of achieving an associate degree in media and communications may depend on the individual program that you choose and where it is located. There may be many online programs that can help you to reduce some of your costs.

Depending on what area you chose to specialize in, the potential employers include newspapers, magazines, publishing companies, consulting companies, radio and television stations, film companies, public relations firms and advertising agencies. Among the types of positions, it may help prepare people for journalist, copywriter, news anchor, public relations specialist, press agent, speech writer, graphic designer, web designer and media analyst.

Learning to communicate effectively is a life skill that may never go to waste. For more information on how you can get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
San Mateo , USA

Multimedia Art and Technology - Canada & CSM

Multimedia Art and Technology - Canada & CSM -
Associate Degree
Full-time
English
Campus
 
North Florida Community College
Madison , USA

The Associate in Science Degree in Digital Media / Multimedia Technology prepares students for careers in digital graphic design. Students use a variety of professional level ... +

The Associate in Science Degree in Digital Media / Multimedia Technology prepares students for careers in digital graphic design. Students use a variety of professional level software while learning basic artistic design, computer ethics, webpage development, electronic image editing and optimization, computer animation, basic photography, business concepts, and more. Students learn how to communicate effectively with multimedia in a digital world. -
Associate of Science
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Compass College of Cinematic Arts
Grand Rapids , USA

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Film and Media Production Program is designed for students who are passionate about visual communication through filmmaking and me ... +

The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Film and Media Production Program is designed for students who are passionate about visual communication through filmmaking and media arts and who have a strong desire to become fully involved in the film and media industry. Does that sound like you? If so, the A.A.S. degree at Compass College might be exactly what you are looking for! -
Associate of Applied Science
Part-time
24 months
English
Campus
 
Hillsborough Community College
Tampa , USA

This transfer track is for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in mass communications, journalism, advertising, public relations, education, and telecommunications.

This transfer track is for students who want to pursue a four-year degree in mass communications, journalism, advertising, public relations, education, and telecommunications. -
Associate of Arts
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 

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