Capture Your Audience with a Career in Media Production & Broadcasting
Our media production program provides hands-on experiences in real-world settings across television and radio broadcasting including broadcast news, sports, podcasting, promotional videos, short-form media, and virtual and augmented reality--yes, there is a difference. We house a popular radio station KCRW on campus, bringing the industry to the classroom. Students receive instruction and training designed to support seamless entry into the broadcasting industry or a four-year degree program.
Promo Pathways program provides intensive training and internships for students pursuing promo advertising careers.
The media studies program at Santa Monica College focuses a lens on mass media history and analysis. Students develop the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to assess, unpack and problem-solving issues surrounding mass media’s effect on society. We examine the media’s representation of social class, age, ethnicity, race, gender, and sexuality. As a result, you become a more informed, empowered audience member.
NOTE: Media Studies courses meet important transfer requirements but there is no certificate or degree available.
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