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FSW Offers New Digital Media College Credit Certificate

Apr 17, 2019

APRIL 17, 2019 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Students interested in the digital arts will soon have the opportunity to earn a college credit certificate (CCC) in Digital Media at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) beginning in the 2019 fall term.


The certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the digital media field. The 15-credit hour program can be completed on its own or as part of an associate in arts degree.


“The Digital Media CCC is a very versatile certificate,” said Dana Roes, professor, FSW School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. “The program will offer advanced digital arts, digital animation, web design, graphic design, sound mixing, and next year, we will introduce videogame design.”


Students will train in a new, state-of-the-art Mac lab using Adobe Creative Suite programs including Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.


“Digital media is used in almost every field, and it is seeing strong growth in the medical industry as automation continues to increase,” Roes said. “The certificate will provide a foot in the door for those interested in this field.”


For more information, contact the FSW School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at (239) 433-6973.




Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW will debut its first Women’s Volleyball program in Fall 2019. Visit for more information.

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