Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Learning Mode:
On Campus
Degree:
Major, Minor

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media Production

Spark conversation. Tell a story. Pursue your passion.

If you're looking for an exciting career that has the ability to impact the world and get people talking and thinking, then be a Digital Media Production major! You'll learn about more than just the technical skills required for video and audio production; you'll also find out how to tell stories in a visually captivating and inspiring way.

Why be a Digital Media Production major?

Here’s what makes the Mount’s Digital Media Production major unique:

Student working controls for production

  • Digital production studio: State-of-the-art cameras, computers, and professional software - all at your disposal to learn and create! Our Production majors have access to top-of-the-line technology and a mentoring, one-on-one environment in which to learn it.
  • Professional professors: Our Production professors are well-connected, creative professionals who are just as passionate about creating as you are. You aren’t just a student: you’re part of a family of professionals working together towards common goals.
  • Mount Media: We have our own in-house creative agency that assists nonprofits and small businesses with projects...and YOU get to be a part of it.
  • Creative center: We’re only 50 miles from the creative center of the world (New York City), but right here in the Hudson Valley, you’ll find a growing hub for film production, which offers numerous opportunities for students to experience production in action.

“The classes are all taught through show and experience, to which you continue to practice and learn new techniques throughout to improve your craft...at the Mount, I was encouraged to be creative and try new things, so it rekindled my love for editing. The production program made me fall back in love with what I wanted to do with my career.”

Nick Eyler '20
Nick Eyler '20

What to expect as a Digital Media Production major

39 credits in Digital Media Production | Maintain GPA of 2.0+

Learn about Digital Media Production academic requirements and courses here.

Knowing how to operate a video camera is just one of the many tools you'll need to be successful in this field. Your Digital Media Production courses will also help you to prepare to write for many different types of media as well as new techniques and creative strategies for distributing that media.

As a service-oriented college, Production majors focus on telling stories that help others. Both in the classroom and through Mount Media, we practice by producing media for nonprofits and small businesses. Why is that important? Empathy is key to being a good communicator. These projects allow us to dig into the community and, as a result, make us better producers.

To conclude your time in the program, you will take a capstone course that puts to use all of the skills you’ve developed on a project of your choice. It not only adequately wraps up your time in the program, but also provides great material for your portfolio.

Student and professor working on video camera

Be prepared for your future

Digital Media Production majors are highly encouraged to work with our Career Center to find an internship that grows their skills. Past Production majors have interned at organizations like WABC TV Sports, the Today show, MTV Networks, the New York Mets, CBS 48 Hours, Fox News, and more. Some of our students have even taken on production crew positions for independent feature films being produced in the Hudson Valley.

After graduation, your professors will use their connections to help guide you towards your dream job. With the growing digital landscape, you have lots of possibilities! Production majors are particularly qualified to take on positions in television, film, and video production; advertising; marketing; photography and videography; and more.

Here's how some of our alumni are using their degrees:

  • Audra Woodruff-Smith '04, Co-President at Turn Card Content, LLC
  • John Como '10, Editor at ITV America
  • Meghan Darcy '12, Live Stream Operator at ABC News
  • Madison Herley ’18, Traffic & Log Operations Supervisor at ABC Walt Disney Television

Dean Goldberg

Professor of Digital Media and Film Studies and Director of the Communication, Art, and Digital Media Program
Contact
Email Address
Dean.Goldberg@msmc.edu
Office
845-569-3170
Location
Aquinas 12B
Office Hours
By Appointment

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