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Heartland Community College

Why Digital Media

Get your degree and get to work
If you love video, animation and web design, the Digital Media Communication Program is for you. Get prepared for a job with a certificate in just 10 months or complete your Associate Degree in just two years.

Advance your career or start a new one
If you’ve always loved computers and art, you can add to your skills quickly with a certificate or degree in Digital Media Communication. Learn to design graphics and websites, shoot and edit video, and create animations. The classes fit your schedule and life, with tons of online options to get started.

Why Heartland

Combine your passion for design with the technical know-how demanded by today’s media-rich environment.
Digital Media Communication is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. Examples surround us in our daily life, from video production and web site design to animation and print.

If you want to pursue a career in this field, one of the best places in Illinois is right here at Heartland Community College.

Upon completion of the Digital Media Communication Program, you can expect to find entry-level employment in the following fields as a(n):

Communication Graphics

  • Multimedia specialist
  • Graphic designer
  • Photographer
  • Graphic artist
  • Marketing assistant
  • Promotions specialist
  • Layout artist

Digital Imaging

  • Video producer
  • Video editor
  • Digital media specialist
  • Animator
  • Videographer

I want to learn more.

Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!