Rapid growth is expected in this area. New technologies and the Internet will continue to fuel growth in this field for the foreseeable future
Qualities Needed to Work in This Field
Students in this major:
What You Will Learn
This degree provides cross-training in print advertising, electronic publishing, video production, and web page building. Students will learn to apply technology to assemble graphics, text and media to communicate a message.
Students are provided a balance of design theory and technical production. The goal is to give students the ability to foster creative ideas as well as produce final work.
Although a variety of visual communications media are studied, there is also an opportunity to specialize in one area.
Graduates in Visual Communications Media & Technology will find employment and freelance opportunities in service businesses like advertising agencies, multimedia companies and printing companies, as well as in the marketing/ public relations and communications departments of corporations.
NC State has transfer agreements with the University of Findlay and Bowling Green State University.
Local Job Growth
Data provided by our Career Coach website. Percentage reflects the predicted job growth over the next 5 years in the North Central Region* of Ohio.
average $ 35,420 $31,240 $39,600
Entry Salary Range
Data provided by our Career Coach website. Salary range is calculated for the North Central Region* of Ohio and includes jobs that may require a bachelor's degree.
Note: This degree was formerly known as Digital Media Technology.
*The North Central Region of Ohio includes these counties: Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Wayne, Holmes, Medina, Huron, Seneca, Wyandot, Marion, Morrow, Knox, and Delaware.