Digital Media Design

This program prepares students for creative careers in web design, multimedia communications, graphic design and other related areas. During the two-year program students develop professional level skills in Adobe software applications. They learn to apply design processes and design theory in order to improve the quality and consistency of their work.

In addition to digital output, the classroom lab provides specialty printing experiences including wide format poster and banner printing, dye sublimation printing on metal, ceramics and textiles as well as t-shirt transfer printing.

Students demonstrate their technical abilities through the Adobe Certified Expert Program. In a two-year period, it is possible for students to earn up to five industry recognized certifications. This combined with work samples provides students with the opportunity To graduate with an impressive portfolio.

For real world experience, students participate in a variety of work-based learning activities designed to provide professional level practice including exposure to the expectations they will encounter in their future employment.
Students completing the program are prepared for rigorous college and post-secondary programs and/or qualified for entry level jobs within the visual communications field.

Who is eligible to attend?

Typically juniors and seniors from our 24 component school districts who are interested in career training as part of their high school experience are eligible to enroll.

How do I enroll?

The first step is to meet with your home school guidance counselor to learn how Career & Technical Education can benefit your career path. Your counselor can then help you arrange a tour of our Albany (Colonie) or Schoharie campuses, or the Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen. They can also help you begin the enrollment process.

Where can I learn more?

Send an email indicating your interest to diane.ogren@neric.org or call 518-862-4816. Read more about our school