Creative Digital Media Program

If you want a career as a content creator for TV, radio, interactive advertising, game design or other audio-video production areas, then the Creative Digital Media program may be your best fit. 

Program at a Glance

The Creative Digital Media major consists of 45 credits.

You’ll learn how to merge analog and digital technologies to tell stories in new ways for different audiences.

You’ll also complete coursework and projects in:

  • Audio production
  • Communication
  • Interactive environments
  • Video production

Practice What You Learn

As a student in Creative Digital Media, you’ll have access to a variety of labs and studios such as the Interactive Media Lab, Multimedia Studio, Photo Studio and Photography Lab and Darkroom.

These will be the primary spaces where you complete individual and group projects for your classes.

Careers in Creative Digital Media

Students in Creative Digital Media have gone on to jobs at a wide range of companies and organizations, such as: 

  • Audio/Video Editor
  • Digital Artist
  • Digital Media Production Specialist
  • Game Designer
  • Interactive Kiosk Designer
  • Videographer
Alexis Bass ‘20
Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter, UMD Volleyball Color Commentator

Duluth, MN

Creative Digital Media major

“During my time at WSU, I got connected with a number of people and clubs that advocated for the things I was passionate about, like communication and sports journalism.

A handful of my professors, advisers, and classmates had a big role in opening up doors for me.”

Join the Creative Digital Media Program

Declare your major or minor in Creative Digital Media and map out your pathway using our two-year (PDF) and four-year (PDF) program plans.

Contact the Mass Communication Department
Mass Communication Department
Phelps Hall 126


Mary Deering
Office Manager

Phelps 126

Office Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 1-4pm

Email Mary Deering
Dr. Tanya Ryan
Department Chairperson
Email Dr. Tanya Ryan