Fitchburg State University is launching a new bachelor’s degree in digital media innovation, preparing students for employment in continually evolving and intersecting fields including media/journalism, social media and content development.
The new, STEM-designated program has recently received final approval from the state Board of Higher Education.
The 33-credit major will explore digital media and how digital technology and computing are changing social and cultural systems in employment markets as new tools reshape industries across the globe.
“Fitchburg State’s new major in digital media innovation weaves innovative interdisciplinary coursework and research already being done on our campus into a curriculum designed to teach students the advanced digital skills they will need to succeed on the job market today and into the future,” University President Richard S. Lapidus said. “Students will graduate from this program ready to meet the needs of a flexible and changing global economy.” Read more about the new major here.