UVU Web Design Program Earns Top Ranking

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UVU Web Design Program Earns Top Ranking
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“I wouldn't have a career if it weren't for the amazing classes that the digital media department had as prerequisites. Excellent professors. Excellent students. Excellent fun!”

— Megan Smith, Creative Manager at RST Brands

What are the job prospects for Digital Media?

We are in all varying industries from Cinema to Game Development. From Web Design and Development to Digital Audio. Where ever you look you fill find professionals in the Digital Media field. Here are some of the things the industry is saying about the UVU DGM program.

Digital Media Job Growth

Growth over the next decade for Digital Media jobs is forecast above the national average.

  • Audio and Video Technicians         $46,500
  • Broadcast Technicians               $43,980
  • Multimedia Animators               $65,300
  • 3D Animators                     $72,750
  • Editors and Camera Operators       $59,040
  • Producers and Directors             $70,950
  • Front-End Web Developers         $72,750
  • User Experience Designers           $75,417
audio 8%, animation 10%, cinema 12%, web 13%

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics keeps track of the US labor field including information on Median Pay, Entry Level Education, and Job Outlook available through the Occupational Outlook Handbook. You can find more about current statistics in the links below.

Digital Media Student Awards

Digital Media Students are winning awards while attending school. Part of the engaged learning that is happening in all the degrees throughout the Digital Media Department. The students come out better prepared to enter the marketplace with great jobs.

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International New York Film Festival First Place

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UVU students win school's first ‘Student Emmy'

SkillsUSA Radio Production Winners 2017 (back row middle Chase McKnight and Andrew West)

Gold Medal Winners SkillsUSA 2017 (back row middle)

Our Mission

The mission of the Digital Media Department is to prepare students to combine art, science and technology to create innovative and imaginative productions and solutions in the areas of Animation & Game Development, Digital Audio Production, Digital Cinema Production, Interaction Design, and Web & App Development, and to enter the local industry fully qualified to work and succeed as professionals in their respective fields.