Digital Journalism Degree: Tell the Story
Sharpen your multimedia skills to thrive in the Information Age
While anyone can post, publish and press “send,” only those who can best tell the story will succeed at cutting through the clutter of competing messages.
Learn to get the word out through a two-year digital journalism degree, short certificate or single course in Digital Journalism at Colorado Mountain College. The Digital Journalism track builds on the foundation of CMC’s Associate of Applied Science in New Media degree.
Why the Digital Journalism track at Colorado Mountain College?
Colorado has a high concentration of digital journalism experts, outlets and entrepreneurs. Our Center for Digital Entrepreneurship & Career Pathways can help you find mentors, get internships and transition to a full-time job.
That means you’ll learn in the field as well as in the classroom. You’ll leave Colorado Mountain College armed, not only with a digital journalism degree, but with hands-on experience and contacts in the field.
Program at a Glance
Degree: Digital Media, Digital Journalism Track (AAS)
See tuition information below
Internships: 25 companies in 8 concentrations
What digital journalism careers are available?
- Editing for Media
- News Writing & Editing
- Publication, Production and Design
- Feature and Magazine Article Writing
- Public Relations
In these classes, you’ll learn the skills you need for a job as an:
- Online content writer and developer
- Audio/video editor
- Public relations or communications professional
What classes will I take?
Digital Media AAS Degree and Tracks
The Digital Media AAS degree is a four-semester, two-year program with a required core of general education and three specialized tracks:
- Digital Media Production Track
- Digital Marketing & Design Track
- Digital Journalism Track
AAS Degree/Tracks Curriculum (online catalog)
Digital Media Certificates of Proficiency
A two-semester Certificate of Proficiency is also available for each track. Or you may select courses and electives to meet your personal or business needs.
- Digital Media Production Certificate
- Digital Marketing & Design Certificate
- Digital Journalism Certificate
Certificate/Tracks Curriculum (online catalog)
How much is tuition?
Don’t go deep into debt. Find your affordable education here! Colorado Mountain College tuition is one of the lowest in Colorado, and is lower than in-state tuition in many other states. See more tuition information and net price calculators.
Tuition Rates for this program
per Credit Hour
|See Residency Requirements, District Map
*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester.
**Colorado residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify. See In-district.
***Non-residents who own a second home in the six-county CMC District may qualify for a limited, special rate. See Second Home Owner Rate.
Special Tuition Rates at CMC
You may qualify for a significant tuition discount at Colorado Mountain College.
per Credit Hour
|Vets & Military Families||$103||$1,545|
|CMC Service Area||$103||$1,545|
|Western States (WUE)||$160.50||$2,407.50|
|*Based on an estimated 15 credits per semester
See Residency Requirements
See Second Home Owner Tuition Rate
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