The New Media Technology major offers students the opportunity to work and experiment with some of the most exciting technologies available today.
Our students develop a broad understanding of multimedia and Internet-based technologies in order to develop expertise in creating the type of digital content that is widely in demand.The field of New Media is incredibly varied and provides writers, musicians, artists, filmmakers, and business people with powerful new tools for economic development and creative expression. As a New Media Technology specialist you can chose the career path that best fits your skills. This program can be an excellent choice for students who are technically competent and creative.Degrees Offered: A.A.S. in New Media Technology with specializations in one of the following: Digital Media, Game Design, Mobile App Development, E-Business or Digital Journalism.
In support of the LaGuardia’s mission to educate and graduate its students to become critical thinkers and socially responsible citizens, the College has undertaken a team approach toward advising, designed to support you in your major from orientation through graduation. Your Advising Team is made up of faculty, professional and peer advisors. They will guide you at every step during your college career. They are ready to help you:
Visit the Advising page to learn more about when to get advised and how to prepare for an advising appointment, and check out the Advising Calendar for information sessions, events and more.
The New Media Technology program prepares students for varied careers in new media including webmaster, multimedia applications developer, Internet programmer, streaming video and digital film producer. Web developers are in high demand – according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for web developers is expected to grow 27% from 2014- 2024, and the median annual salary in 2015 was $64,970.* Most web developers work for web/ computer companies, while others work as ‘in-house’ developers in a variety of industries. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Web Developers, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/web-developers.htm (visited September 02, 2016).
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Current Students Log in to My LaGuardia to review your Degree Audit to find out what classes to take. Have questions about using Degree Audit? Visit LaGuardia's Degree Audit page for tutorials and how-to guides. Prospective Students Review the curriculum. Please note: Students will be held to the program and degree requirements of the year that they enter the College, unless the student changes their major in a different academic year. In that case, the student will be held to the current year requirements as listed in the catalog. Learn more. Degree Map Use the Degree Map and DegreeWorks to assist in academic planning and creating your own graduation plan in ePortfolio. See a full list of Flexible Core courses on the Pathways page. For information about this program’s retention and graduation rate visit the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment website page.