Digital Mass Communications

The Associate of Applied Arts in Digital Mass Communications will prepare students for many exciting positions within the communications industry, such as digital and social media, journalism, and public relations, while combining general education requirements with hands-on job specific experiences. The Digital Mass Communications major provides a well-integrated, hands-on learning environment related to digital media industries and production. Students learn the skills to craft stories, messages, and a voice for digital content and social media. They will plan, create, and manage digital content, and utilizing state-of-the-art technology will produce professional content such as The Collegian, Iowa Central's student newspaper, as well as podcasts, images, and social media content.

Degree options include the A.A.A. degree and/or Certificates in Social Media Management or Public Relations Marketing.

Possible Careers

  • Social Media Content Specialist
  • Social Media Marketers
  • Digital Content Specialists
  • Reporters & Correspondent
  • Photographer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Photo Journal & Visual Communications
  • Editor
  • Copy Editor
  • Blogger
  • Media and Communication Worker
  • Creative Arts Director
  • Public Information Officer

Course Schedule

More Information

Instructors

Joshua Howell (Advisor)
515-574-1250
howell@iowacentral.edu
Jennifer Condon (Dean)
515-574-1190
condon@iowacentral.edu