Digital Media Technology Certificate


Get credentialed at COTC as an Adobe Certified Professional

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This certificate program provides students the opportunity to gain fundamental skills in a variety of multimedia production areas, including industry standard software (e.g., Adobe Creative Cloud applications); professional concepts (e.g., social media, interactive & web technologies, print production), and digital media hardware (e.g., digital cameras, scanners, recording equipment).

Upon completion, students will be eligible to test for their Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) credential. According to Pearson Vue, The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA), soon to be called Adobe Certified Professional, certification is an industry-recognized credential that validates an individual’s expertise in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite.


The DMD Certificate completers are encouraged to continue their education at COTC in one of the Digital Media Design pathways – Graphic Design or Web Design. COTC graduates of Digital Media Design Technology who wish to continue on to a bachelor’s degree are eligible to transfer to several nearby four-year institutions such as Franklin University, DeVry University, Ohio Dominican University, Ohio Christian University and The Ohio State University.

Associate of Applied Science​ in Digital Media Design Technology

Students who complete the Digital Media Technology certificate are encouraged to keep going because they are well on their way to completing the Associate of Applied Science in Digital Media Design Technology. Talk with an Admissions Representative or click here to learn more about the degree.

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Plan of Study – 20/21