2 - Year Associates Degree: 1845 Hours/81 Semester Credit Hours

Digital Marketing & Design Degree

Associates of Occupational studies degree

Digital Marketing & Design


What Is Digital Marketing & Design?

Digital Marketing and Design is a two-year associate degree program that covers the fundamentals of modern digital marketing. Completion of this degree program will prepare students for entry into the digital marketing industry with a professional portfolio and an associates degree while using advanced technology and real-world techniques.

How Does It Work?

In this degree program, students learn design for interactive platforms, motion media, digital photography and video, and the business of advertising, marketing, and demographics. Students design compelling digital campaigns through individual and group projects structured to teach students the advanced, modern skills they need to find a career in digital marketing.

When Can I Start?

There are two annual enrollment periods in August and January. Classes are held on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and night classes are from 6:00 – 10:00 PM CST. To learn more about enrolling into our program, taking a tour of our facility, and the interview process, please fill out the contact form below.

Student Testimonials

“DMI is like a family, a community-based center because there aren’t so many people. It’s more of a personal relationship.”
Melody S., DMI graduate - Digital Media Institute
Melody S.
DMI graduate

Digital Marketing and Design FAQ

Attending the Digital Media Institute’s associate degree program in Digital Marketing and Design can prepare students for a well-rounded entry into the marketing industry. Students are provided with job placement assistance that can help kickstart their path to becoming an industry professional.

At the Digital Media Institute, you don’t have to pick between learning advertising or graphic design with our associate degree program in Digital Marketing and Design.

After graduating from the Digital Media Institute with an Associate Degree in Digital Marketing and Design, students are prepared to work as well-rounded marketing designers.

The way we market in the 21st century has changed moving beyond the desktop and print into the fully into the online media age. The Digital Marketing & Design program is built from the bottom up to make you the all in one content power-house companies want to hire. Content is the core of any strategy today and DMI’s program was developed with input from leading companies will give you the demonstrated skills to get and keep working.

  • Advertising & Media Content
  • Online Campaign Management 
  • Visual Design
  • Social Media Management
  • Photography/ Videography
  • Web Design/Development
  • Prototypes & Mock Ups
  • Motion Media
  • Core Curriculum (Contemporary Mathematics, English Composition, Physics, Psychology) 

Today digital marketing is full spectrum warfare, happening on every screen, digital billboard, device, and delivery method. DMI’s Digital Marketing & Design program graduates will have the ability to deliver customer traffic, market services, and products in every method in use today. They will understand how to work in todays online world in unique ways traditional design programs do not.

Modern Advertising Designers must design for engagement using the latest tools in motion design, video, editing a graphics, photographs. DMI is a recognized leader in advanced training in these tools and our Digital Marketing & Design students learn from the best instructors available using state of the industry tools, techniques and methods.


We'll set you up with the skills needed to stand out

Careers in digital Marketing & Design

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designers illustrate concept by designing rough layout of art and copy regarding arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts. Graphic Design professionals work for the design and marketing industry; they create designs for marketing collateral, product illustrations, brand identities and websites. They combine diverse digital, technical and manual skills to communicate. Graphic Designers produce work for print and for websites.

Digital Designer

Digital designers work with artists and illustrators to produce digital animation for various advertising materials. They are usually responsible for creating templates and mock-ups to review with artists and management before submitting the finished product.

advertising & Promotions Manager

Advertising and Promotion Managers are the directors for advertising, promotion and marketing teams. They oversee the daily activities and make sure that the job is completed on time according to the client’s needs. Advertising, promotions, and marketing managers plan all aspects of a campaign. They work with art directors, sales agents, and financial staff members and discuss topics such as budgets and contracts, marketing plans, and the selection of advertising media

brand designer

Brand Designers work for marketing and advertising agencies. They create visual content to be used in a variety of media (web -based content for social media advertising, digital billboards, print material for posters, brochures, etc.) They also work creating logo and identity for companies, agencies, or institutions. Product packaging is also part of this profession. Brand designers work with the client to understand what image or mood they want to project and come up with designs to create a brand identity. They produce designs for logos, websites, packaging, physical environments, and social media.

Product Designer

Digital Designers produce graphics, images or illustrations to produce digital content that can be used in animations for websites, online magazines, advertising materials, videos, etc. They create templates or mockups of branding, identities, advertisements to be discussed with clients before submitting the finished product. Product designers use their design skills and technical knowledge to create new products or improve the way that existing products work and look, and/or produce them at a lower cost.

User Experience Designer (UX)

User Experience Designers (UX) job focus on optimizing the best user experiences. They combine interfaces and workflows to enhance user experience. They create user-friendly products to attract customers. User Experience Designers are responsible for how a product feels, which ultimately creates an enjoyable, user-friendly experience for the customer.