Prepare for a role in communication, marketing, graphic design or web design with Southeastern University’s online degree in Digital Media & Design.

Our program’s faith-based curriculum teaches you how to craft effective, compelling messaging through the integration of technology and communication principles. We provide an overview of creative design and communication, including digital media, research and writing skills, digital design theory and application, marketing analytics and web design. With our online digital media degree, you’ll become prepared to enter a dynamic, innovative and growing field.

SEU is the only private Christian university in Florida to offer this program in a convenient, fully online format. The curriculum gives you the skills that are valued in virtually any industry. While learning from professors who have real-world industry experience, the program equips you to lead others and excel as a communicator, designer and marketer.

Our digital media degree teaches you how to use fundamental concepts of communication and demonstrate appropriate levels of research and writing skills. Exhibit proficiency in industry-standard graphic design software and utilize digital design practices and principles. You’ll also learn how to identify and apply professional networking skills through various forms of media.

Some of the key topics include:

  • Photography
  • Advanced illustration
  • Color theory
  • Typography
  • Web page design
  • Digital layout and design
  • Magazine design and production
  • Advertising design
  • Digital marketing and analytics
  • Writing for digital and mass media
  • Advanced digital imaging

The degree also offers the choice of an elective course. Choose to focus on mass communication law in order to learn about intellectual property in design; advanced photography and photojournalism techniques relevant to international reporting; or complete an internship with a professional organization.


Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Courses and Requirements

The 120-credit digital media degree includes 56 credits of general education courses to help provide you with a well-rounded education. An additional 43 credits are dedicated to the program’s major core, with 16 credits of digital media courses, 24 credits for digital design and three credits of your choice of a digital media & design elective. Twenty-one credits of any general college-level courses are also required.


Courses required to complete the program.

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How to Apply

To apply, you will need to submit the following:

  • Completed application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT scores (if applicable)

Tuition and Fees

Component Cost Total*
Tuition $390 per credit hour $46,800
Technology Fee $150 per semester $1,200
General Student Fee $150 per semester $1,200
Totals $49,200

Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This program takes an estimated two to eight semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 866.858.6290 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.

Financial Aid

At SEU, we want to help make your online education even more affordable, so we offer a variety of financial aid options. About 98 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid, and we have multiple payment options available.


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Career Outcomes

With our online digital media degree, you’ll have the right credentials for a variety of careers within the dynamic field. Some of the potential outcomes include:

  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Editor
  • Digital Analytics Specialist
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Digital Journalist
  • Digital Marketer
  • Photojournalist
  • Web Designer

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Benefits of Learning Online

By studying online with SEU, you’ll experience the luxury of being able to complete your course work during your own time, wherever you may be.

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