Multimedia Design Technology
The Multimedia Design Technology (MMDT) program at Ridgewater College provides students with design and software skills that will enable the developer to design in any application and for any client. Students gain the ability to mix in animation, illustration, photo-editing, image creation and interactivity to produce amazing products.
Using a project-oriented hands on approach, the Multimedia Design and Web Design programs aim to develop and nurture the creativity, passion, and industry knowledge required for meaningful employment in computer-aided multimedia design.
Students enrolled in this program will benefit from:
Comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for learning
Real-world community projects
Group activities to develop teamwork skills
Education that evolves with technology
Development of a portfolio to share with prospective employers at the MMDT Portfolio Show
Students who earn Ridgewater's AAS Degree in Multimedia Design Technology have the option to a seamless transfer of those credits through a 2+2 partnership to Bemidji State University to work toward a bachelor's degree.
This Program Is Online Possible
Our flexible delivery methods, including broadcasting and recording class sessions via WebEx, helps students with scheduling difficulties. We use various distance learning technologies to allow students to take classes from home or work. Most lectures and demonstrations are recorded so students can view them at their convenience for more clarification or review.
Multimedia is transforming the world of information communication as design, video, audio and photography technologies move into the digital realm. This is an emerging, evolving, and exciting industry being used to produce interactive touch screens, generate dynamic presentations, design web pages, and present information in its most creative and stimulating forms.
Enhanced Programs and services
From enrollment to job placement Education and Employment Advisors provide students with comprehensive students advising to ensure students reach their full potential. These services are provided by the Rural Information Technology Alliance (RITA) through a TAACCCT Grant funded by the Department of Labor. More on these RITA services here.
Want More Information?
Text, call or email Nate Erickson to set up a time to meet with an Education & Employment Advisor, tour the IT and Multimedia Design classrooms, or to attend an IT Info Session. You can also request information here.