Why Digital Communication and Media?
Jobs are exploding in digital communication and media. Our innovative new Bachelor of Science in Digital Communication and Media program will get you ready to enter the field or advance your current career.
The career trends in communications and marketing are clear – the demand for professionals with digital skills is sky high. Digital channels (search engines, websites, social media, email, mobile, etc.) and technology have transformed what it means to be a communication or marketing specialist. To pursue a career in these fields, you need both the new skills and hands-on experience in applying them.
In our Digital Communication and Media program you will develop a range of digital competencies, from research and content creation to assessment and channel development. And you will put those skills to work designing, implementing, and managing a major communication campaign as a participant in our one-of-a-kind Virtual PR Firm.
Check out the unique Virtual PR Firm at the heart of the learning experience.
- Acquire the digital communication and media skills that can advance your career in a wide range of organizations in both the private and nonprofit sectors.
- Gain ‘real-life’ strategic and tactical capabilities through the design and implementation of an actual communication campaign.
- Build virtual workplace skills, from presentations to team collaboration, that will enable you to succeed regardless of where your future employer may be based.
For International Students
- Please refer to the application deadlines page for available intake terms.
What you'll study
Minimum 120 total semester hours required
Minimum 2.000 GPA required
Students must earn a minimum of 60 Northeastern University semester hours in order to receive a bachelor’s degree.
Note: Individual program requirements may exceed the above minima.
All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.
24 semester hours required
Complete one of the following two courses with corresponding labs:
Complete the following two courses with corresponding labs:
51 semester hours required
Visual Media and Art
15 semester hours required
Complete five of the following:
3 semester hours required
Complete a minimum of 27 semester hours to reach 120 semester hours.
This program requires successful completion of a minimum of empty credit hours that meet the degree requirements.