Digital Mass Media


Core Courses

  • Basic Digital Photography
  • Audio Production
  • Video Production I
  • Digital Print Production
  • Social Media for Business
  • Mass Communications Law
  • Portfolio Production

Choose from a variety of courses to meet your career and transfer needs and interests:

  • Video Production II and Video Production III
  • Sound for Film and Video
  • Cinematography
  • Motion Graphics
  • Survey of Commercial Video
  • Independent Film Production
  • Documentary Film
  • Audio Production II
  • Live Sound Production
  • Recording Studio I and II
  • Electronic Studio Production
  • Intermediate Digital Photography
  • Motion Graphics for Video
  • Solo Video Journalism
  • Digital Mass Media Internship
  • Special Topics

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 60
Program Start: Fall

View Suggested Sequence of Study & Course Cost



Graduates have found work in many environments, including agencies, small businesses, companies, and media outlets working as:

  • Multimedia specialists
  • Videographers
  • Sound technicians
  • Video editors
  • Freelance videographers
  • Camera operators

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Audio and Video Technicians $27,900 $45,700 $54,600
Broadcast Technicians $18,600 $37,900 $45,600
Sound Engineering Technicians $37,000 $53,500 $61,800

Source: 2020 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Around the Corner Productions Cedar Falls, IA
Go Pro, Inc. San Mateo, CA
InForm Creations Cedar Falls, IA
KWWL Television Waterloo, IA
Mudd Advertising Cedar Falls, IA
KOVR-TV CBS-13 Sacramento, CA
KPTV FOX-12 Portland, OR

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