Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$366 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. in Digital Communication Arts – Online


The extensive range of study in Oregon State’s digital communication arts degree program will guide you as you decide which dynamic career paths you want to pursue, giving you the essential skills for myriad job opportunities in the real world.

This program is ideal if you want to create content, manage media communications enterprises, conduct media research and criticism, or if you want to move on to a media-related graduate program.

If you have a background in the creative fields, computer science, business, marketing or advertising, you can blend that experience with a DCA degree for a more well-rounded education in your specific field of interest.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

A job market boom for video editors

There is major interest in and opportunity for people who want to work as content creators in the U.S. For example, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 14% growth rate for film and video editors from 2018 to 2028, which is much faster than average for all occupations.

Career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to Oregon State’s Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world.


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