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Digital Media Production

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Digital Media Production?"

Why Major in Digital Media Production?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Media Production will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Successfully convey ideas through the written and spoken word, and through various forms of digital media.
  • Synthesize classroom instruction and initiate the exploration, development, and execution of projects that build professional experience.
  • Apply knowledge of emerging technology and social media in the creation and distribution of media.
  • Apply an in-depth understanding of the ethical principles that guide the students chosen profession.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of digital media law to produce content that is legal and promotes the principles of freedom of expression.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the area of Live Studio and Remote Production, Audio, Digital Cinema or
  • Proficiency in the Live Studio and Remote Production concentration means the student can successfully complete each step in the production process, from conception through distribution, using both field and studio techniques.
  • Proficiency in the Audio production concentration means the student can manipulate sound to perform and produce audio programming, and apply promotion techniques for audio distribution outlets.
  • Proficiency in the Digital Cinema concentration means the student can work within the parameters of narrative or documentary production process, as well as analyze and critique film.
  • Proficiency in the Digital Journalism production concentration means the student can generate news stories, images, and features for print, broadcast, and Web using appropriate style, design, and editing techniques.

Related Career Titles

Actor Evening Talent Newspaper Reporter
Advertising Representative Executive Editor On-line Editor
Advice Columnist Feature Writer On-line Journalist
Advice Columnist Freelance Writer Operations Manager
Afternoon Drive Talent Film Critic Operator/Technician
Announcer Film Director Page/Layout Designer
Assignment Editor Film Editor Producer
Assistant Managing Editor Film Producer Production Assistant
Audio Engineer Floor Director Production Manager
Audiovisual Consultant General Manager Program Director
Audiovisual Technician General Assignment Reporter Promotion/Publicity Director
Board Operator Graphics Editor Publisher
Broadcaster Graphics Technician Public Information Officer
Business Communications Grip Public Relations Officer
Beat Reporter Headline Writer Radio Personality
Camera Operator Independent Filmmaker Sales Manager
Columnist Industrial Filmmaker Screenwriter
Copy Writer Investigative Reporter Sound and Special Effects
Censor Layout Artist Specialist
Chief Engineer Lawyer Sound Editor/Designer
Cinematographer Late Night Talent Sound Engineer
City Editor Lifestyle Reporter Sportscaster
Composer Lighting Technician Sports Reporter
Copy Editor Makeup/Hair/Wardrobe Worker Station Manager
Copywriter Magazine Editor Story Editor
Correspondent Managing Editor Technical Director
Critic Marketing Editor Television Producer
Director Media Consultant Traffic Manager
Disc Jockey Midday Talent Videographer
Editor Morning Drive Producer Visual Effects Specialist
Editorial Cartoonist News Analyst Writer
Editorial Writer News Editor Electrical/Lighting/Sound Worker
News Director

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

International Association of Business Communicators
Career Page: The Source for Broadcast and Television Jobs
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Kansas Association of Broadcasters
Missouri Broadcasters Association
TV Jobs
Journalism Jobs
Newsroom Jobs

Affiliated Organizations

AEJMC - Education in Journalism & Mass Communication
American Copy Editors Society
American Society for Journalists and Authors
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
American Society of News Editors
Asian American Journalists Association
Associated Press Managing Editors
Association for Women in Communications
Association for Women in Sports Media
Association of North American Radio Clubs (ANARC)
Broadcast Education Association
Campus Cable Network (UCM)
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
Directors Guild of America
Intercollegiate Broadcasting System
Investigative Reporters and Editors
Journalism and Women Symposium
Lambda Pi Eta (UCM)
Missouri Broadcasters Association
Muleskinner Newspaper (UCM)
National Association of Black Journalists
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians
National Association of Farm Broadcasters
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
National Broadcasting Society
National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting
National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
Native American Journalist Association
Online News Association:
Screen Actors Guild
Society of Broadcast Engineers
Society of Environmental Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists

Four-Year Academic Plan

Digital Media Production Major, B.S. Degree


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Jessica Johnson
Career Development Coordinator