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Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Media Production will develop multimedia production skills through project-based instruction and produce engaging content for commercial, personal, and/or artistic applications.  This degree, which can be completed in person or completely online, is designed to teach students how to thrive and adapt in a changing, multimodal media environment and to give them a variety of production skills necessary to communicate with impact. It is an excellent path for students who plan to work independently and/or want to be proficient in a variety of media production techniques.

Sophia Kriete
SmithGeiger Webster Society Annual Communications Scholarship Recipient

“With my Webster degree, I hope to integrate forward thinking and challenge existing perspectives through intersectional design.”

Sophia Kriete
Sophia Kriete

BA in Interactive Digital Media, '22

Broaden Your Knowledge of Media Production

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a basic proficiency with different forms of digital media.
  • Demonstrate special proficiency with at least one special area in media production.
  • Build a successful online presence with a unique aesthetic.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the modern media production environment.

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Webster University continues to be highly ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report, now listed as 16th in Midwest Regional Universities and included in four best-of categories. This year, the University's score rose to its highest level since the ranking system was established.

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Details of Webster's Media Production program

Required Courses (30 credit hours)

  • AUDI 1000 Audio Production for Nonmajors (3 hours)
  • FTVP 1000 Introduction to Film, Television and Video Production (3 hours)
  • GAME 1500 Introduction to Video Game Design (3 hours)
  • INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Media (3 hours)
  • MDST 1010 Media Foundations (3 hours)
  • INTM 2200 Visual Design for Interactive Media (3 hours)
  • MDST 2500 Professional Development (3 hours)
  • MDST 3100 Social Media Strategies and Tactics (3 hours)
  • PHOT 1010 Digital Basic Photography (3 hours)
  • INTM 4620 Senior Overview* (3-6 hours)
    *Capstone Course

Skill Electives: 12 hours, including at least 3 hours at or above the 3000 level

  • AUDI 1063 Introduction to Podcasting (3 hours)
  • ADVT 1940 Introduction to Marketing Communications (3 hours)
  • ADVT 2350 Introduction to Visual Communications for Advertising and Public Relations (3 hours)
  • ANIM 1000 Animation I (3 hours)
  • ANIM 1010 Animation II (3 hours)
  • ANIM 2200 3D Modeling (3 hours)
  • ANIM 3200  3D Animation and Rigging (3 hours)
  • FTVP 1400 Graphics and Effects (3 hours)
  • FTVP 2400 Motion Graphics (3 hours)
  • FTVP 2500 Event and Studio Production (3 hours)
  • GAME 3000 Video Game Design I (3 hours)
  • INTM 3050 Information Visualization (3 hours)
  • INTM 3100 Introduction to Web Development (3 hours)
  • INTM 4200 User Experience Design in Theory and Practice (3 hours)
  • MDST 1050 Media Writing (3 hours)
  • MDST 4110 Digital Media and Culture (3 hours)
  • MDST 4200 Media Research (3 hours)
  • PHOT 2000 Photo II (3 hours)
  • PHOT 2500 Photojournalism (3 hours)
  • PHOT 3120 Studio Photography and Lighting (3 hours)
  • PHOT 3190 Digital Photographic Imaging (3 hours)
  • SCPT 2900 Scriptwriting (3 hours)

Social media influencers, online video producers, bloggers, and other web-based content creators have redefined how we think of the making of media, blurring the lines that once separated traditional production fields. This 23-credit hour minor in Online Content Creation is designed for the student who wishes to work across platforms creating and deploying online content for themselves or others using a variety of methods and modalities. This program can be completed entirely online.

Required Courses

  • AUDI 1000 Audio Production for Nonmajors (3 hours)
  • AUDI 1063 Introduction to Podcasting (3 hours)
  • EPMD 1004 Introduction to Adobe After Effects (1 hour)
  • EPMD 1101 Introduction to Wordpress (1 hour)
  • FTVP 1000 Introduction to Film, Television and Video Production (3 hours)
  • INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Media (3 hours)
  • INTM 2200 Visual Design for Interactive Media (3 hours)
  • MDST 3100 Social Media Strategies and Tactics (3 hours)
  • PHOT 1010 Digital Basic Photography (3 hours)

Job Outlook

  • Jobs for film and video editors and camera operators are predicted to increase by 29% through 2030. As of May 2021, the median annual wage for camera operators for television, video and film was $49,230 and for film and video editors was $62,680 (U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics).
  • Jobs for public relations specialists are predicted to increase 11% through 2030. As of May 2021, the median annual wage for public relations specialists was $62,800 (U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics).
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