Digital Media


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
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • 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:

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Premiere Pro
  • HTML and CSS

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Digital Media 
  2. Professional Portfolio

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

  Registration Availability: Registration is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Students usually start the following Monday.  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 10-12 months and the night program will take approximately 14 months.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main Campus

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance. +Learn More

Prerequisites

  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 must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. 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.

Schedule

SessionLocationRmStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeDays
OE/OELehi316OpenOpen7:30 am10:30 amM-Th
OE/OELehi316OpenOpen11:30 am2:30 pmM-Th
OE/OELehi316OpenOpen6:00 pm9:00 pmM-Th

 

Students attend Monday - Thursday during registered class time. On Fridays students will work on assignments from home.

Tuition, Fees and Supplies

ItemCostNotes
Registration Fee$40.00 
Program Fees$375.00 Includes facilities fee
Tuition$1,323.00 
8 GB minimum flash drivevaries 
total:$1,738.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

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