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Major: Computer Software and Media Applications


Introduction

Computer software and media applications programs prepare students to apply tools to design, edit, and publish products to the internet, to create and management databases to link data together, to manage the security of computer systems and networks, and to maintain servers and pages on the internet.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  • Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia & Information Resources Design

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 21 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 35 graduates

Associates degree, 81 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 63 graduates

Master degree**, 27 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Century College White Bear Lake
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie
Lake Superior College Duluth
Metropolitan State University - Online Saint Paul
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State College Southeast - Online Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing Red Wing
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls Fergus Falls
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Online Perham
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Wadena
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Online Worthington
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
Normandale Community College Bloomington
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Riverland Community College - Online Austin
Riverland Community College - Owatonna Owatonna
Saint Paul College St. Paul
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
South Central College - Online North Mankato

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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