This program integrates technical and creative disciplines with modern communication systems. A career path in Digital and Social Media prepares graduates to make a contribution in public and private enterprises. You will learn skills in messaging and information management, emerging environments, and vital technology.

Degree Program Details

An overview of what we offer, what you’ll learn, and how to get started.

  • Design Fundamentals
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Web Development
  • Foundations of Digital Media Production
  • Trends in Digital and Social Media
  • The Media and Its Messages
  • Writing for the Professions
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Project Management Strategies
  • Global Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Integrative: Project in Digital and Social Media

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Students will

  • Express ideas and concepts through the development of digital content.
  • Employ sound design principles.
  • Create digital and social media for effective marketing.
  • Implement and assess strategies for social media.
  • Design and evaluate the effectiveness of interactive web sites.
  • Select appropriate technology for specific objectives.
  • Apply theories of communication to individuals, groups, and mass media.
  • Integrate understanding of cultural differences in a global context.
  • Demonstrate aptitude with research methodology and data analysis as these inform the fields of communication and media.
  • Reflect on questions of ethics, privacy, conflict, and citizenship to frame understanding of digital media.
  • Regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
  • Available fully online with select on campus courses.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report for our online bachelor’s degrees.
  • 84% of our students are transfer students. Making the most of your transfer credits is our specialty.
  • Career counseling is available to all students and alumni. We also extend this service to those considering their college options.
  • Faculty who are subject matter experts that share their real-world expertise to help you apply what you learn to your personal goals and career.
Applications for admission are accepted on a rolling basis, offering the opportunity to begin studies at Granite State College at any term during the year. Admission is granted to students who earned a high school diploma, completed a high school education in a homeschool setting under state law, or demonstrate high school equivalency. Successful completion of one of the following exams will be required for demonstrating high school equivalency: the GED, HiSET, or TASC.


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Your Prior and Current Learning Counts

Many of our students can demonstrate college-level knowledge gained from military, workplace and volunteer-based training, and experiences. We are expert at helping students demonstrate learning and earning academic credit.

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Career Outlook

Many companies are expanding or developing positions in digital and social media to keep up with the demand in marketing and online culture. Look for job titles such as Content Managers, Digital Media Supervisors, Social Media Analysts, and Communications Coordinators. In this field, gaining experience to complement your education is critical. If you’re not directly working in this area already, explore options to gain experience while you’re still a student to maximize what you’re learning.