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Digital Media Design is one of the fastest growing and highest paying careers in the creative field today. The Digital Media Design program at Davis Tech is employing both creative and technical skills while designing websites, creating digital art, writing code, and working in many other facets of graphic design. Combining classroom experience with real-world projects, this program is designed for students seeking careers in web design and development, graphic design, 3D modeling and animation, and video game design and development.
The program begins with core courses in digital graphic design theory, concept, and application that equip students with the skills and foundations to build upon as they move on to their specialized areas where they will develop more advanced skillsets.
In order to properly prepare our students with the necessary skills to compete in these high tech fields, this program teaches students how to both write code for websites (HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, PHP, SASS) and utilize industry standard software including:

• Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and After Effects.
• Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite: Maya and 3ds Max.
• Pixologic: ZBrush

Successful completion of this provides students with entry-level skills for a wide variety of digital media industry employment.



Cost Summary

$45 Adult college admission fee
$40 High School Cost (estimated) | View details
$3,154 Student tuition and fees **
$887 Estimated books and materials *
$18 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Digital Media Design

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Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • Adult students must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Complete Davis Tech program placement assessments as noted below.

Placement Assessment Requirements (Download/Print Assessment Requirements)

Accuplacer Next Generation Reading Score: 237 - 300
Alternate Documentation


Accuplacer Next Generation Math (Arithmetic) Score: 250 - 300
Alternate Documentation

  • High school students do not need to complete placement assessments unless specifically required by the program
  • Placement testing is waived for students with a Davis Tech Certificate of Completion at an equivalent level or higher, or an associate’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college.

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) - Visual Communication using Adobe Illustrator CC

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) - Visual Communication using Adobe InDesign CC

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) - Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) - Visual Communication using Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) CC 2015 - Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) CC 2015 - Adobe InDesign

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) CC 2015 - Photoshop

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) CC 2015 - Premiere Pro

Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)

3D Graphics

Design and Visual Communications

Digital Media IA

Introduction to Graphic Communications

Web Development 1A

Transfer Options

Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. These allow you to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed.

In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

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Program Faculty

Lily Yang
M.A. in Computational Linguistics from Brigham Young University

Omar Bravo
B.S. in Computer Engineering from Santa Clara University

Shila Leech
B.A. in Multimedia Technology from Weber State University

Cathleen Herbert
B.A. from Brigham Young University

Sheila Gardner
AAS from Stevens Henegar College

*NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.

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Enrollment Steps


Complete college application and pay fee


Meet with instructor


Complete placement assessments


Enroll in program


Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)


Pay tuition and fees


Start classes