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Video Production - Technical Diploma

Explore your creative vision and develop your digital media skills in the Video Production technical diploma. Graduates of the program are prepared to work in entry level production careers such as production assistants, video editors, and content creators in visual media fields. Program students use techniques and up-to-date production workflows to build digital media. Potential careers include production assistant, media producer, video editor, and project team member. Credits from this technical diploma may be applied toward the Digital Media Technology associate degree.

Program Code: 307012
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Area of Study: Digital Arts

Program Costs & Financial Aid

Tuition: $3,869, Books: $156, Supplies: $0

Total Approximate Costs
$4,025

This program is fully eligible for financial aid.

Follow Your Path

Some credits from this technical diploma apply toward the following associate degree (s):

Digital Media Technology, 102065

Delivery Methods

8 Week Advantage: This is an 8 Week Advantage program.

How do I get started in this program?

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • Computer familiarity and ability to use a keyboard and mouse.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.

What will I learn?

Curriculum

Explore your creative vision and develop your digital media skills in the Video Production technical diploma. Graduates of the program are prepared to work in entry level production careers such as production assistants, video editors, and content creators in visual media fields. Program students use techniques and up-to-date production workflows to build digital media. Potential careers include production assistant, media producer, video editor, and project team member. Credits from this technical diploma may be applied toward the Digital Media Technology associate degree.

Total Credits 24
  • Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply basic principles of design and storytelling to studio and field productions.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of basic media software, tools, and technology.
  • Assist in production from concept to completion.
  • Communicate creative rationale in formal and informal settings.
  • Apply ethical business practices.

What careers are in my future?

Employment Potential

A graduate of this program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

  • Video Production Assistant
  • Digital Media Production Freelancer
  • Video Editor
  • Cameraman
  • Teleprompter Operator
  • Lighting Assistant
  • Visual Media Content Producer

What else do I need to know about the program?

Study Abroad Opportunities

The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.