New Media Program: Get the Word Out
Jumpstart your digital media career with mentors and internships
Ever wish you could write blog posts, web pages and status updates for a living? Would you like to develop iPad apps and websites? How about a career producing YouTube videos and podcasts?
You can get on the fast track to a career in digital media with an Associate of Applied Science in New Media degree from Colorado Mountain College.
Colorado Mountain College offers one of the nation’s first community college digital media programs. That means that in two years, you could be working for one of the many employers in Colorado and around the world who seek skilled digital media writers, marketers, designers and producers.
Colorado: 8th fastest growing in tech jobs
Technology jobs in Colorado have grown by 1.8% so far in 2013, the 8th-fastest rate of growth in the U.S., according to a report from Dice.com. New Jersey topped the list in terms of tech job growth, while New York had the most openings with more than 9,000 job listings. (Denver Post, August 16, 21013.)
What digital media careers are available?
The Colorado Mountain College New Media program offers tracks in:
With your degree, you can get a job as a:
- Social media specialist or manager
- Public relations, marketing or advertising professional
- Search marketing specialist
- Multimedia developer or designer
- Visual journalist
- Digital entrepreneur or consultant
- Content strategy specialist, manager, strategist
- Content developer
- Content marketer
- Digital production specialist
- Digital content creator or manager
The demand for these jobs is large and growing. And Colorado Mountain College’s New Media program is designed to fill employers’ real-world needs.
Why the New Media program at Colorado Mountain College?
Colorado has a high concentration of digital media experts, outlets and entrepreneurs. That makes this region an incubator for ideas, internships and digital mentors.
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 degree, but also with hands-on experience and contacts in the field.
“What a wonderful coup. Having The Isaacson School for New Media at Colorado Mountain College will help share the wealth of talent in this valley with the new media world.”