In the digital media profession, designers combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and the layout of web screens and printed pages. They may use a variety of design elements to achieve artistic or decorative effects. They develop the overall layout and production design for advertisements, brochures, magazines, and corporate reports. The Digital Media Technology Program provides a strong foundation in the diverse fields of graphic design, digital /audio/video. It offers both theory and hands-on application in the production of electronically-generated media that can be used in print, television, film, websites, and mobile computing.
Students will design creative collateral for companies and/or clients. Course topics include UI/UX, Design Principles, Photography, Video Production, Image Manipulation, Vector Illustration, Desktop Publishing, Motion Graphics, Web Design, Small Business Marketing, and a Final Portfolio. Students will gain the skills necessary for entry-level employment in Digital Media careers and be introduced to industry practices for the following fields:
- Graphic Design
- Motion Graphics & Animation
- Front-end Web Design
Students will work with the Adobe Creative Suite of software, and students will learn literacy and production skills in the following software and programming languages:
- After Effects
- Premiere Pro
- HTML and CSS
Certificates and Licensures
- MTECH Program Certificate in Digital Media
- Professional Portfolio
Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school seniors.
Registration Availability: Registration is open on the last Monday of each month. Students usually start the first Monday of the following month. To check seat availability, create a new student account in the MTECH Student Portal and check seat availability or call Student Services at 801-753-6282.
Program Length: 630 Hours. The day program will take approximately 9-11 months and the night program will take approximately 14 months.
Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.
Locations: MTECH Lehi Tech and Trades Building.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance. +Learn More
Transfer Credit Opportunity: Credit hours for completing this program can be counted towards degrees from UVU. +Learn more.
High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.
MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.
Entrance Assessment:Students are required to take the MTECH Entrance Assessment and score a passing rate of: Math: 2: English: B or provide alternative documentation to prove competency. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief New Student Orientation prior to first day of class. To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.
|Session||Location||Rm||Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Days|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||215||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 am||10:30 am||M-Th|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||215||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 am||2:30 pm||M-Th|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||215||OE/OE||OE/OE||6:00 pm||9:00 pm||M-Th|
Note: This program is a HYBRID program. Students attend class Monday through Thursday at their registered time. On Friday, students will be assigned a HYBRID assignment to complete outside of class. All Hybrid assignments must be completed and submitted by 7:30 am on the following Monday for credit, otherwise the student will receive an absence.
Tuition, Fees and Supplies
|8 GB minimum flash drive||$10.00|
|Personal Adobe Creative Cloud Account||$20.00/month|| Personal Adobe Creative Cloud account is needed for students to do any work not done in the classroom. Students can qualify for a student account through Adobe using their mtec.edu email account and can sign up for their account at https://www.adobe.com/
|total:||$1,748.00 + monthly Adobe Account||All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.|