The Center for New Media

The Center for New Media at MxCC offers innovative associate degrees in broadcast-cinema, multimedia, graphic design, and communication, as well as job-based certificate programs in areas such as interactive entertainment, gaming, 3D animation, new media production, news and sports production, corporate media and web design.

Join our one of our cutting-edge Center for New Media programs and gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need for a competitive edge in the workforce.

MxCC’s Center for New Media is funded by a U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant. Grant No. TC-23839-12-60-A-9.

Job Growth

The Connecticut Department of Labor estimates an 11.7% growth trajectory through 2020, including 420 new annual jobs and 1,322 total annual job openings in the occupational group of arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media. Average annual earnings for this group equaled $55,088 ($26.48 per hour) in 2012.

switchboardHigh growth occupations (i.e., over 15%) include graphic designers, producers/directors, audio-video technicians, broadcast/film sound engineering technicians, camera operators, and film/video editors. Major employers such as ESPN, WWE, NBC Sports, Sonalyst Corporation, and Blue Sky Animation, and 12 “market 30” affiliate TV stations collectively represent over 10,000 jobs and confirm a growing demand for and existing shortage of workers with new media skills.These jobs are attainable with a two-year degree and some with a certificate. Visit our Career Resources page for more information.

Fact Sheet

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Brochure

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