New Media Communication

Associate in Science (A.S.)

The New Media Communication Associate in Science (A.S.) degree at Valencia College is a two-year program that prepares you to go directly into a specialized career in new media communication.
Get ready for a future in both traditional and new media fields with an A.S. degree in New Media Communication. You’ll learn how to navigate new media communication platforms, and develop the appropriate business acumen and ethical sense to succeed amid the changing communication and media landscape. The program covers the technical processes of large- and small-scale communication, storytelling, journalism, and electronic content design and delivery. It also focuses on the application of emergent electronic and digital media platforms, and provides you with effective digital storytelling techniques.

Specialization in:
  • Integrated Social Media Strategy
  • Mobile Journalism

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Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Program Overview and Degree Requirements

Review course descriptions, important dates and deadlines and other programs details in the official college catalog.


Related Certificates

Related Certificates

Valencia College’s certificate programs can put you on the fast-track to reaching your career goals. They are designed to equip you with a specialized skill set for immediate employment or career advancement. Most can be completed in one year or less.

Social Media Communications Support (18 credits)

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Alternative Ways To Earn Credit

Did you know that you may already be eligible to receive college credit toward this program? Check back for future opportunities.

Program Length

60 credits
Full-time – 2 to 3 years
Part-time – 3 to 4 years

You want to step up. We have a path to a bachelor's.

Prepare for a supervisory or management role in your field with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Business and Organizational Leadership. After completing your A.S. degree, build on your skills and expand your career opportunities by continuing your education at Valencia College and earning a bachelor’s degree. We encourage you to meet with a career program advisor to create your personalized education plan.


Learn How To

Learn How To
  • Write for various communication campaigns
  • Create emerging digital media
  • Plan and execute social media campaigns
  • Practice ethical and legal communication strategies

Job Outlook

Job Outlook

Combining the skill of in-depth reporting and social media strategy, talented communication professionals are in great demand. Excellent career opportunities are available in design studios, advertising agencies, marketing and public relations firms, broadcast and print news agencies, interactive design companies and other highly creative environments. There are also many freelance opportunities.

Potential Careers

Potential Careers
  • New Media Coordinators
  • Communication Specialists
  • Copywriters
  • Bloggers
  • Digital Journalists
  • Online News Writers
  • Social Media Coordinators
  • Entry Level Production or Media Staff
  • Content Developers

$30,000 – $35,000

Placement Rate

The average placement rate for Valencia College A.S. degree and certificate programs ranges between 90 – 95% according to the latest FETPIP data.

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New Media Communication at Valencia College, Orlando, Florida