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Digital Media Production Program Overview

Does the development of media pique your interest? Ashland University’s Digital Media Production bachelor's degree program will turn your intrigue into expertise. Study the lifecycle of multimedia production from concept to completion. Connect with audiences through television, radio, social media and podcasts to determine which formats resonate with different viewers. When you conclude your studies, your foundation of knowledge will help you stand out among the digital media gurus who influence our culture's rapidly-changing delivery of images and information daily.

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Delivery Format

In Person


Credit Hours



Time to Complete

4 years



Learning Experiences

As you study digital media production, you will gain a deeper understanding of the power and influence of media and the social, legal and ethical responsibilities that come with it. You’ll learn a variety of digital videography, production and editing skills to engage with audiences. Outside the classroom, you will hone your skills in unique laboratory settings such as our:

  • High definition video and television production facility.
  • Campus multimedia laboratory.
  • State-of-the-art podcasting studio.
  • 88.9 FM WRDL – Ashland, AU’s award-winning, student-run radio station.
  • AUTV 20 -  Ashland’s only television station.

Also available to students are publication and production opportunities at The Collegian, Ashland University’s student-run print and digital newspaper.

WRDL radio station

Sample Curriculum

Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship was created to enhance the undergraduate academic experience for new first-time and transfer students enrolled in a major within the College of Arts & Sciences. It is a merit-based, renewable scholarship of $1,500 that can be "stacked" on top of other awarded AU academic scholarships. In addition, students have the opportunity to participate in unique academic communities with a focus on career coaching and preparation.

Employers of Recent Graduates

Recent alumni have worked at a number of media outlets, including:

  • ESPN
  • Legendary Entertainment
  • Bally Sports Great Lakes
  • Netflix
  • WGN-TV
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Internships and Opportunities

Students of digital media production have completed internships at these organizations:

  • ABC News 5
  • Akron Rubber Ducks baseball team
  • Babcox Media
  • Clear Channel Broadcasting
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • CNN News
  • DRM Productions
  • ESPN Radio
  • Fox 8 News
  • Leftfield Pictures
  • MTV News and Documentaries
  • NBC 24
  • Bally Sports Great Lakes
  • Trailer Park Productions, Inc.
  • Vanishing Angle Productions
  • WKYC-TV3
  • WCPN Ideastream Public Media
  • WTOV-9
  • Xinhua News Agency
  • 91.3 The Summit
  • 103.3 FM
  • 104.9 The River

Every year we select one student to receive a special internship with NewsChannel 5 in Cleveland. This intern receives a stipend and is able to work behind the scenes at a major-market news station and sports operation.

digital media production experiential learning opportunities

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