Digital Media

Gain the knowledge needed for a visual medium with leading-edge technology.

Do you love to create and direct your own short films, music videos or commercials? Are you fascinated with 3D imagery and character animation? If you dream of learning the technical and creative aspects of the dynamic digital media industry, then consider the Digital Media program. The constant implementation of new technology makes this a fast-moving field, a good fit for the student who seeks a career in a visual medium with leading-edge technology.

General Information

Career Advisor: Dan Eberle
253-680-7002 | deberle@batestech.edu

Location: Central / Mohler Campus
Hours: 7:30AM - 3:00PM

Program Length: Six Quarters

  • National Median Salary$72,520
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings8,300

This information is base on data from April 2020. For updated information, visit careeronestop, a database sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

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Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

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Associate of Applied Science
DIGITAL MEDIA
CIP: 11.0801 EPC: 524  

Digital media is a key component in film, television, video and website production, and encompasses a variety of projects, from filming and editing to digital animation and computer games. The constant implementation of new technology makes this a fast-moving field, a good fit for the student who seeks a career in a visual medium with leading-edge technology. Instruction includes production and editing software and the opportunity to achieve practical experience working on a variety of studio projects. Employment opportunities for digital media professionals include work as creative services editors, video editors and graphics editors for production studios, film companies, web design companies, advertising and multimedia companies. The program also provides extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in the industry.

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Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.

Instructors

  • Brian Parker

    253.680.7746 | Email

Bates Technical College offers classes in multiple formats. Lectures are remote and labs are on campus with reduced size, using strict safety precautions. We aim to provide a complete educational experience while prioritizing the safety of all students and employees. Learn how we keep students and employees healthy and safe on our COVID-19 resource page.