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Multimedia Design and Development
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 Media Arts & Technology

College of
Media Arts & Technology

Multimedia Design and Development Degree Program

Multimedia Design and Development Degree Program

If you have an eye for design, tend to think outside the box and have a knack for computers, you could take your talents to the next level. Today, organizations across the country utilize web and media design professionals to create and deliver digital and web-enabled content. With a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Design and Development (MDD) from DeVry University, you'll gain the skills needed to create Internet content, web pages, marketing collateral, advertising, instructional material, and multimedia projects.

When you earn your Multimedia Design and Development degree from DeVry University, you can:

  • Choose one of two exciting specializations
  • Learn key software applications in Adobe® Creative Cloud®, learn design principles and animation skills
  • Prepare to take the Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA)1 exam. DeVry’s curriculum is designed with concepts from the ACA exam, and you can earn an additional credential for your resume upon successful completion of the ACA exam

Learn more about the advantages of studying at DeVry University. Request more information.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.

Adobe® Certification Exams

The knowledge and skills embedded in the Multimedia Design and Development Degree Program provide students with a basis for taking external industry certification exams, including the Adobe® Certified Associate exams.

An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification validates that you have basic, entry-level skills in digital communication, creation, and design using Adobe software. Certification by Adobe is an immediate way for you to stand out and be noticed.

The ACA exam is offered in six areas:

  • Visual Communications using Adobe® Photoshop®
  • Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe® Illustrator®
  • Web Authoring Using Adobe® Dreamweaver®
  • Video Communication Using Adobe® Premiere®
  • Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe® InDesign®
  • Interactive Media Using Adobe® Flash® Professional

1Adobe Certification Programs, Adobe.com, http://wwwimages.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/education/pdfs/certification-path-individuals.pdf,visited January 11, 2016. Adobe, the Adobe logo, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Photoshop are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Specializations

To prepare you for specific career fields, we offer two specializations within the Multimedia Design and Development (MDD) degree program. Students dedicate at least 30 credit hours of their coursework to their preferred specialization.

Many Ways to Learn

DeVry offers classes several different ways:

  • At a DeVry campus location
  • Online
  • Through collaborative extended classrooms

Please note that program, courses, and extended classroom availability varies by location. Learn more about DeVry's Bachelor's in Multimedia Design and Development online.

Looking for Ways to Make Education More Affordable?

Tuition & Financial Aid

Learn more about opportunities that may be available to help make your degree more affordable, including merit and need-based scholarships, grants, loans and the military group tuition rate. 

Transfer Credits

We believe you deserve credit for coursework you’ve already completed. Learn how DeVry can help you apply qualifying credits – up to 80 credit hours* – toward your bachelor's degree program.

*The certificate and associate programs vary by course requirement. If the program length is less than 30 credit hours, the entire program must be completed at DeVry University. If the program length is between 30 to 120 credit hours, 30 credit hours must be completed at DeVry University.

Take the TechPath

TechPath

Want to learn how to navigate today’s tech-infused, dynamic and interconnected workplaces? Take the TechPath. Specially designed to help you gain the kinds of applied tech skills that are crucial in more and more companies today1, each TechPath class is powered by a learning rubric developed at DeVry called People-Process-Data-Devices, or P2D2. And because we believe TechPath is so important for our students and for helping to close the applied tech skills gap in this country, we’re offering our TechPath associates and bachelor’s degree programs to new students at a 20% savings2.

Learn More

1Exploring America’s Tech Skills Gap and the Parallel Deficits of Applied Tech Skills and Hard Tech Skills, by The Career Advisory Board: http://careeradvisoryboard.org/research/technology-skills-gap-survey

2TechPath Associate and Bachelor’s degree programs are offered to new students at the cost of $487 per credit hour, which is 20% lower than our Non TechPath rate at $609. 20% savings is applicable to those who apply after 4/21/2017. New TechPath pricing savings do not apply to certificate programs.