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 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.
Why MxCC For Studying Media?
We take great pride in serving as your key to success. Check out what makes MxCC different than other colleges!
- Designated Center for Excellence in broadcast education
- Small class sizes and hands-on education
- Affordable tuition (Learn more about Financial Aid, scholarships, and see if you’re eligible for the Workforce Investment Act)
- Award-winning faculty
- High job placement rate
- Academic support services
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.
High 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.