Multimedia, Specialized Diploma



Multimedia content creation involves the creation of audio, video, digital photography, graphics and animation for social media and web based application. Northampton's specialized diploma in Multimedia is a nine-credit course of study designed for those with previous experience in media, computers or marketing who wish to broaden and update their skills by becoming proficient in multimedia production and social media content creation.

The diploma program consists of three courses taught in the College's state-of-the-art multimedia lab. You'll have extensive opportunities for hands-on instruction using the latest hardware and software. Because multimedia production is both a technical and an artistic process, we stress aesthetics, creativity, and design in addition to the practical understanding of computer technology. Contact the Admissions Office at 610.861.5500 for further information.


Northampton's program includes technical and aesthetic aspects of Multimedia content creation. Curriculum includes courses in photography, video, graphics and animation utilizing the following resources:

  • Audio and Video Post Production Lab for Final Cut, Premiere, After Effects, and Logic
  • Nikon digital cameras
  • Portable digital audio recorders

Career Potential: Multimedia Producer, Social Media content creator


Graduates of the program will:

  • be skilled in the basic operation of multimedia computers and related audio and video equipment
  • be able to formulate and plan multimedia and internet productions.
  • develop their creative intelligence and capacity for creative expression in the form of multimedia and internet applications.
  • be able to use various multimedia and Web technologies to communicate information, ideas and feelings to an audience.
  • be able to design and use text, graphics, audio and video clips for use in multimedia and the Internet.


Required Courses

CMTH180Multimedia Production

3 credits

CMTH182Multimedia Graphics & Animation

3 credits

CMTH185Multimedia Video

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 9