Employers value digital media skills that enable their employees to work efficiently in today’s workspace. Missouri Western’s Digital Media microcredential will help you develop your ability to use digital technology and your ability to create high-quality content. These are real skills that will positively impact your career by enabling you to enhance your current position or pursue career advancement.

Flexible Options

  • Two courses offered each semester
  • Online or on-site courses
  • No admission requirements

Real Skills

  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Print and media design
  • Social media

Value of Microcredentials

“In a rapidly changing economy, micro-credentialing has emerged as a time-saving and cost-effective method to help learners get recognition for their skills.” Missouri Western has developed several microcredentials that will have a direct impact on the regional workforce, by providing individuals with real skills that make them desirable employees. Preliminary research has shown that earning a microcredential can “lead to job promotions, higher wages, and an increase in self-confidence” for individuals.

You must complete three courses to meet the microcredential requirements.

Required Courses:

  • Media Design
  • Social Media Branding

Choose One:

  • Digital Photography
  • Digital Videography

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