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Digital Media Production Technology

Associate Degree Program | 63 Credits 

Digital Media Production is a deadline-oriented field that will let your creativity show. Special effects, animation and digital media are ubiquitous in movies, commercials and online.  

In just two years, you could be on the job adding special effects to animation and video. Bring your imagination to life. As a Digital Media producer, you will know how to use industry software from Adobe, Autodesk and Apple in your professional work. 

Your other duties might include: 

  • Collaborating with director on projects 
  • Presenting creative concepts to stakeholders 
  • Incorporating changes from clients or art director 
  • Selecting appropriate equipment, such as lenses or lighting 
  • Translating written concepts into other media 

Your focus as an in-demand Digital Media producer is to entertain and inform audiences. You also will need to understand cross-platform issues, be a strong multitasker, and be proficient in visual and verbal communication. 

Job Placement Rate


Southeast Tech's Digital Media Production program boasts a 100% job placement rate among its 2023 graduates.

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Why Study Digital Media Production Technology at Southeast Tech? 

During your Digital Media Production Technology training in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you will learn industry software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere and Autodesk Maya. In the George S. Mickelson Center, you will study and master design principles that propel your work to the professional level. In addition, you will learn to use printers, scanners, projectors and cameras. 

Your coursework also helps you: 

Complete a Capstone Project: You will present your work at a Portfolio Show, which draws local and regional industry professionals. 

Chart a different path: You could use your STC training to teach at a design school or college.  

Strengthen your best qualities: As a top Digital Media Producer from Southeast Tech, you will be talented at troubleshooting problems with hardware and software, have great attention to detail, exhibit accountability and understand deadline management.

Where Will You Work as a Digital Media Producer? 

With your STC degree, you will find employment in a range of settings, including media outlets, online companies, advertising agencies and small and large businesses 

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Southeast Tech’s Digital Media Production curriculum includes classes in Motion Graphics, Web Design, Media Production, 3D Animation and Digital Photography.



Costs are calculated based on a charge of $255 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Nick Schneider

Associate Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
Technology Center 116

Patrick Frentz

Digital Media Production Technology
Mickelson Center 219

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"I've been exposed to so many new things I never knew I would be capable of: logo design, composition, animation, web design - the list goes on. It opened many doors for me and has created a future I didn't think was possible for myself."

– James Haight, 2018 Graduate

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