Bachelor of Arts Degree in Digital Media & Communication

Jumpstart your career in the media industry

The University of Saint Joseph’s Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media & Communication degree provides you with the critical skills and knowledge needed to excel in today’s dynamic digital world. From graphic design, media production, and web development to marketing communications, the program prepares you to be a professional communicator and storyteller across various media platforms.

As a USJ Digital Media and Communication major, you receive a solid academic foundation that  prepares you to be a leader in today’s highly innovative and fast-paced media industry while also specializing in your field of interest with a concentration in:

  • Mass Media and Communication
  • Sports Communication and Media
  • Spanish Communication and Media

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B.A. in Digital Media & Communication Program Advantages

Unique Media and Communication Concentration Options

Curious as to what makes USJ’s bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Communication unique? To start, it is one of the only two undergraduate programs in Connecticut that provides a specialization in Sports Media and Communication. 

USJ’s B.A. in Digital Media and Communication is also one of a few programs nationwide and the only program in New England to offer a concentration in Spanish Media and Communication. The unique concentration fulfills the industry demand for highly-trained professionals who can serve sports, bilingual, bi-cultural, and diverse audiences upon graduation.

Internships and Real-World Experiences

As a Digital Media & Communication major, you can develop in-demand skills through internship opportunities in sports media, multimedia production, and communications. With access to studio and radio spaces, a digital media lab, and more, you apply the most current digital media strategies and practices in the classroom.

Digital Media & Communication Program Curriculum

The University of Saint Joseph’s B.A. in Digital Media & Communication program curriculum puts an emphasis on building your technical skills that are useful in real-world settings while developing a strong foundation for creative storytelling. The program curriculum introduces you to a wide range of media channels and explores different topics ranging from webpage development and marketing to video production. 

The coursework includes hands-on projects and workshops where you can learn to use video and audio equipment for media production and industry-standard software, such as Photoshop, InDesign, and After Effects for editing. 

The Digital Media & Communication curriculum consists of 42 credits of required courses and 12 credits of concentration courses that dive deep into Mass Media and Communication, Spanish Media and Communication, or Sports Media and Communication.  

Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media & Communication program curriculum.

Career Opportunities for Digital Media & Communication Majors

Media and communication is a growing field with ample exciting career opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, media and communication occupations are projected to grow 14% through 2030 with about 151,500 new jobs. 

With a bachelor’s degree in Digital Media and Communication, you are prepared for a variety of positions in the industry, including journalist, marketing coordinator, broadcaster, multimedia, designer, videographer, and more.

Admission Requirements

Pursue your passion for creativity, digital media production, and storytelling across multiple contemporary media channels. Submit your online application to USJ to earn the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media & Communication degree with 

  • official transcripts
  • an essay
  • letters of recommendation

Review our admission requirements for freshmen and transfer students.

Student Clubs & Organizations

The University of Saint Joseph provides more than 20 student clubs and organizations to enrich your campus experience. From community services to cheerleading to student government, you can further develop your leadership potential and build a strong professional network at USJ.

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Learn More about the Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media & Communication

Unleash your creativity and prepare for a wide range of exciting careers. Apply to the Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media & Communication program today!

Have more questions about the program?

Contact:
Pablo Correa, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Digital Media and Communication
Phone: 860.231.5723
Email: [email protected]

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