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An associate degree is designed to give students specialized knowledge in a field without the necessity of pursuing a four-year degree. Typically, programs last two years and gives the skills and knowledge to gain entry level employment in their field of study. Degree credit can usually be used towards obtaining a higher education in the future.

What is an Associate of Applied Science in Media? These courses prepare students for a job in media with well-rounded studies to develop skills that are required for a broad range of industries. Students may learn principles of design, content development, digital media production, digital image manipulation, voice production, sound design, music editing, directing, cinematography and motion graphic and recording arts techniques. Learning is often hands-on and will give students an understanding of the complete process of media production.

Skills learned in an Associate of Applied Science in Media are transferrable to create many optional career paths and opportunities. Graduates will often enjoy job mobility in an interesting and well-paying field. Students learn current techniques with new technologies and ideas to make them highly sought after employees.

As programs vary, so do the costs associated with them. Be sure to research potential programs, including their focus, cost and schedule to make sure you choose one that is aligned with your professional goals.

With an Associate of Applied Science in Media, graduates will be qualified to work in many industries. Some industries that hire professionals trained in media are film, radio, television, business and music. Programs vary in focus from general media specialists to more targeted industries, so the job you qualify for depends on your program. Many graduates become employed as screenwriters, cinematographers, producers, and directors or in post-production specialties. Other students pursue jobs in graphic design, broadcasting and recording arts.

Available programs vary and many you can apply for online. 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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Compass College of Cinematic Arts

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 a ... [+]

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!

The A.A.S. program provides an accelerated and extensive study of the film and media arts industry covering pre-production, production, post-production and other visual communication elements. The program consists of three terms and a minimum of 60 credit hours is required for graduation. Term 1 is made up of 22 credit hours and 16 weeks of instruction. Term 2 consists of 24 credit hours and 16 weeks of instruction as well. Term 3, made up of 16 credit hours and 18 weeks of instruction, is the final term of the A.A.S. degree. ... [-]

USA Grand Rapids
September 2020
Part-time
24 months
Campus
Delaware County Community College

The Interactive Multimedia specialization prepares students for the design and development of multimedia programs and websites that combine a variety of audiovisual eleme ... [+]

The Interactive Multimedia specialization prepares students for the design and development of multimedia programs and websites that combine a variety of audiovisual elements including text, graphics, audio, animation and video. The Interactive Multimedia specialization emphasizes the more popular multimedia development tools and programming languages used in industry today.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Utilize essential steps of the multimedia design and development process including but not limited to needs assessment, target audience profile, media selection, storyboarding, materials development, and evaluation; Determine the appropriate hardware, software, and equipment specifications for multimedia programs or websites; Use industry standard applications to create text, graphics, audio, animation, and/or video for multimedia programs or websites; Use scripting, programming and markup languages required for multimedia programs or websites; Create multimedia programs or websites that illustrate appropriate use of text, color, sound, video, and/or interactivity; Examine requisite skills and careers related to multimedia and web development. ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2020
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus