The future is digital

Digital Media Informatics

The digital media informatics major will prepare you for work in a frontier that is very different from the media landscape of just a few years ago.

Program Overview

Flexible Curriculum
The digital media informatics program provides both broad and targeted perspectives on the field of informatics and helps students develop unique skills that can be adapted to the rapidly changing computer and media environment. Students can choose classes from four specialized concentrations: (1) audio-visual, (2) graphics, mobile, & web development, (3) gaming & artificial intelligence, and (4) digital writing. 

Small Class Sizes and Expert Faculty
The digital media informatics program brings together a variety of experienced Widener faculty members from disciplines in communication studies and computer science. Paired with small class sizes, students benefit from the close interaction with faculty and the ability to learn cutting-edge skills desirable to employers in the competitive marketplace.

State-of-the-Art Facilities
Freedom Hall, which marked its opening in 2013, houses communication studies, computer science, and digital media informatics. The facility features an expansive digital television studio, three editing suites, top-of-the-line video and audio equipment, computer labs, and more.

See how digital media informatics can find your ideal field

The digital media informatics major is a state-of-the-art program that integrates and leverages programs, resources, and expertise of both the computer science and communication studies programs.

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