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Digital Media Production Certificate

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Important Information

Short Description

The Digital Media Production Certificate prepares students to work in all aspects of pre-production and post-production.  Through hands-on projects, students learn how to analyze and understand the media around them, how to create media in many different formats, and how to manage the business and technology requirements of working in the media industry.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code


Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinator:

Gianna Allen, Instructor
443-840-1536 or gallen2@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Courses Needed for This Program*

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 21*


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.


Program Description

This program is designed for students interested in continuing their studies in digital media production to acquire the necessary skills for a job or articulate into a four-year media program.  It particularly prepares students who are currently working in the industry for job advancement by allowing students to update or expand their digital media expertise.  As more and more industries ask employees to be digital natives, this program supports employees and individuals coming from traditional and print-based media to transition into the digital media environment.  Students gain hands-on experience by creating digital media projects and a web portfolio using the latest camera, lighting, audio, and editing technologies.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. apply basic digital media production skills;
  2. employ problem-solving skills to provide solutions for media productions;
  3. practice project management and fiscal responsibility for media productions;
  4. facilitate the use of technology for media production collaboration and management; and
  5. create media content for a diverse range of clients or industries using many different modalities.

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