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"The added bonus is that it's not just a program that challenges students, but a very welcoming community."
Jon Haile, Public Relations major

Bachelor of Science Degree

The ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills an individual can possess in this era of rapid informational and technological change. The skills to gather information and communicate that information in written, oral, and digital forms are the hallmark of the Digital Media Production program.

Why choose Digital Media Productions at UCM?

  • The University's 100,000-watt, state-of-the-art Public Broadcasting Station provides a unique opportunity for students to gain professional, hands-on experience in a television both on air and behind the scenes.
  • Student has access to state-of-the-art digital video and audio studios.
  • There are paid opportunities to participate in two news outlets: an online community newspaper, digitalBurg, and a weekly newspaper, The Muleskinner.
  • The UCM Media Network allows students to shoot live university athletic events, do play-by-play and color for the games, and edit for archival storage.

What will I study?
The bachelor's of science in Digital Media Production has a strong focus on production and teaching digital natives how to write, edit, produce and publish communication that is of professional-level quality for today's converged media.

Courses include:

  • Audio Production
  • Photo Journalism
  • Video Production
  • Writing Across the Media

What can I do with a degree in Digital Media Production?

  • Director
  • News Anchor
  • Producer
  • Reporter

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Digital Media Production, there are several opportunities to be involved:

  • digitalBurg
  • MuleSkinner
  • UCM Media Network

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

The Department of Communication and Sociology has a number of full-time faculty members with work experience and scholarly expertise in their areas of specialization.

Learn more about Digital Media Production at UCM:
Department of Communication and Sociology
660-543-4840

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