Digital Media and Animation at Alfred State is ranked #10, AffordableSchools.net & Money Mag: Best Colleges 2019
Students solve real-world creative problems, while building a professional portfolio that showcases their animation and experience in a wide range of digital mediums. The digital media and animation program provides students with a broad range of technical, creative, and problem solving skills to facilitate their employment in new media and animation.
Incoming students are required to purchase a laptop and Adobe Creative Cloud software.
We recommend one of the following two options:
OMEN Laptop – 15t (SKU:6CM24AV_1)
15- inch MacBook Pro
Please ensure you get an adaptor to connect USB-C to USB and HDMI plus SD card reader.
Financial aid may cover all or a portion of these purchases. For more information, please contact the Student Records and Financial Services Office by phone at 1-800-4-ALFRED or 607-587-4253 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assistance will be available with software setup and maintenance such as setting up email, connecting to the server, and printing. The Help Desk is a certified Apple repair center. If your MacBook needs to be sent off campus for repair, they can provide you with a loaner.
Students are prepared for careers in animation, media design, interactive media, production, digital imaging, and fine art.
AAS: Employment and continuing education rate of 100%.
100% transferred to continue their education.
BS: Employment and continuing education rate of 86%.
79% are employed; 7% transferred to continue their education.
"DMA students enjoy their program and make great work." -Paul Tracy, Envisions Productions, Rochester, NY
"There is such a broad range of potential jobs for DMA graduates." - Caitlyn Redden, '12, Interaction Designer, ITX Corp
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