Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - Digital Communication

Degree Type
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Mission Statement

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Digital Communication at Meredith College provides students with a foundation in the fundamental skills and techniques of digital communication. The certificate is designed to introduce students to a combination of creative techniques and technical skills that will enable them to take advantage of the increasingly digital nature of the workplace.

Goals

Students completing the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Digital Communication will be able to

  • Identify and analyze the ways we communicate across various media in the digital age;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of issues in digital media production and communication, such as access, agency and ethics, using both theory and practice to engage these concepts;
  • Achieve basic proficiency in industry-standard software for graphic design and video production;
  • Create and edit digital content for the web and social media;
  • Think creatively and critically to find less obvious and more effective solutions to problems of visual communication;
  • Produce a culminating portfolio that showcases the types of technical competency and creativity that are in demand in today‚Äôs digital media environment

Program of Study

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Digital Communication at Meredith College is an interdisciplinary program consisting of 16 semester hours of coursework: four 3-credit courses, a one-credit portfolio and three hours of elective credit.

If admitted students have previously earned undergraduate credit for any of the core courses required for the certificate, they must take an elective approved by the director in place of each course they completed as an undergraduate.

Total Credits
16