"After extensive consultation with leaders in the film, entertainment and mass communication industry, we're prepared to offer customized degree programs that will provide students with a relevant and compelling education," Dr. Lee explains.
The School hopes to address real employment trends that project substantial growth in various media sectors through 2012. According to the u.s. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Internet publishing and broadcasting jobs will grow by 41.1 percent, while demand for broadcast technicians and computer specialists will grow between 37 and 50 percent. The Bureau reports that producers' and directors' positions will grow by 40 percent; demand for writers and editors will increase by more than 30 percent; and public relations jobs will increase by more than 37 percent.
The school will offer associate, bachelor, and master degrees in digital film-making, digital television production and engineering, video gaming, journalism, and public relations. Gavin O'Malley