Ferris State > Digital Media Associate Degree
Associate Degree Digital Media
College of Education & Human Services
Ferris State University
Bishop Hall, 1349 Cramer Circle
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
The digital media associate degree program combines existing courses from the Digital Animation and Game Design (DAGD), Digital Media Software Engineering (DMSE) and Television and Digital Media Production (TDMP) bachelor's programs into an introductory and exploratory digital media associate degree within the School of Digital Media. This associate degree program allows students to complete their general education requirements while enrolling in college courses from across the digital media curriculum, exposing them to a variety of media and better positioning them to choose their specialty. Upon completion of the digital media two-year degree students may apply to complete a bachelor's degrees in DAGD or DMSE, or TDMP.
This 2 + 2 degree in digital media is designed to provide students a smooth transition into any of the three digital media bachelor's degrees within the school, although completing the digital media associate degree prior to entry into the bachelor's programs is not necessary.
This associate of science degree is available to students Ferris State University's main campus in Big Rapids. It is ideal for students who are unsure of the specific major within the School of Digital Media that they wish to pursue as it is comprised of digital media courses from across the three digital media bachelor's degrees. It is also a good choice for students who wish to complete the DAGD or DMSE degree at Ferris' Grand Rapids campus, but wish to start their college experience on the Big Rapids campus. Seeking to develop both the creative spirit as well as the technical know-how to deliver stories effectively, students engage with industry standard software and equipment through project-oriented course work to learn their craft. This applied approach to learning is coupled with small class sizes, internships with industry leaders, a proven track record of success and faculty who bring the perfect blend of education and industry experience.
To Learn More About The Digital Media Associate Degree Program at Ferris State University call 231-591-3648.
College digital media classes in our pre-digital media associate degree program are available within the School of Digital Media. The digital media associate degree courses are taught by professional teachers, not graduate assistants. College students that participate in the digital media associate degree at Ferris State University study in many different college digital media courses helping prepare students for jobs in web design, visual media, IT, social media, web marketing, digital agency positions and more.
Ferris State University offers a wide variety of scholarships and financial aid. A majority of our digital media associate degree students receive financial aid assistance. We encourage you to explore this website for more information on available scholarships and financial aid opportunities at Ferris State University. Ferris State provides all enrolled students access to a variety of academic skill-building opportunities that will assist them in their pursuit of academic excellence in a format that accommodates various learning preferences and schedules. At FSU students experience small classes with individual attention in 170 career-oriented majors leading to job placement for our graduates. FSU students also enjoy 220 student organizations for fun in a relaxed, hometown setting in the heart of Michigan's recreation area.
For more information on the digital media associate degree program in Michigan contact the Ferris State admissions department. Schedule a campus visit that information on all of the academic offerings, scholarships, housing, student life, and costs. A question and answer period follows the presentation and includes a few surprises! Lunch is provided at one of our well known dining facilities on campus. After lunch, guests may take part in a walking tour of campus led by one of our exceptional student guides. The walking tour takes approximately 1 hour.
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