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Digital Media - Online

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Online Digital Media Degree at a glance

North Central’s online Digital Media degree will equip you with digital creation and design capabilities. Learn storytelling through a combination of technical, communication, and business courses. After completing your degree online and at your own pace, you will graduate prepared to find employment in the modern digital world.

BENEFITS OF AN ONLINE Digital Media DEGREE AT NORTH CENTRAL

When you earn your degree online through North Central University, you will:

  • Have meaningful communications with faculty
  • Experience a rigorous academic program
  • Receive online tutoring
  • Benefit from academic success coaching
  • Participate in virtual live chapel

Download a list of your future courses as a Digital Media major.

Online Digital Media program overview

DeliveryOnline
Structure8 week online courses
Credits124
Tuition per credit$395
Technology fee (per semester)$200
Estimated total per semester (based on full-time enrollment level of 12-15 credits)$4,940-$6,125
  • Potential careers

    The hands-on education you’ll get in the Digital Media program will prepare you for a variety of jobs and careers, including:

    • Brand Manager
    • Social Media Coordinator
    • Film and Video Editor
    • Graphic Designer
    • Marketing Communications Specialist
    • Church Media Director
    • Producer
    • Media Relations
  • Internships

    Our unique location in the heart of Minneapolis means our students have opportunities to intern at a variety of significant companies. You could intern at:

    • 3M
    • Arctic Cat
    • Best Buy
    • Buffalo Wild Wings
    • Caribou Coffee
    • Christopher & Banks Corp
    • General Mills
    • Life Time Fitness
    • MakeMusic Inc.
    • Medtronic
    • Regis Corporation
    • Target
    • UnitedHealth Group
Marketing student Tyler Hanna.
Current Student

Tyler Hanna '18
Minneapolis, MN

"I'm currently the Marketing Director for North Central University Enactus and the Social Media Marketing Intern for Augustana Care. I wanted to develop business skills and experience as soon as possible, so I dove right into the opportunities that NCU was affording me! The program at North Central has helped prepare me professionally by giving me real-world business experience."

Requirements

All students must complete the General Education Core and Christian Studies Core. General electives may be added or an optional minor may be selected. You need 74 total credit hours to complete the Digital Media degree.

Meet the dean

Faculty Member Desiree Libengood.

Contact

dslibeng@northcentral.edu
612.343.4796
Kingsriter Centre, 2nd floor

Desirée Libengood

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor of English

WHAT ARE YOUR AREAS OF EXPERTISE?

Composition—Much of my post-graduate research revolved around helping students become better academic writers.

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT TEACHING AT NORTH CENTRAL?

The students. Our NCU students are caring, compassionate, curious, and motivated. I love teaching them and encouraging their growth both inside and outside the classroom.

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVORITE CLASSES TO TEACH?

  • C.S. Lewis & the Inklings
  • Multicultural Novel
  • Creative Nonfiction Writing