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B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Video Editing

Residential B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Video Editing Degree

Get the skills you need for a successful video editing career with a B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Video Editing degree from Liberty University. Study the art and skill of video editing including the use of images in storytelling, the techniques of effective presentation, and the advances in editing software that will keep you up to speed in the marketplace

With this degree, you’ll learn:

  • Software in the Adobe Creative Suite and AVID Media Composer (with possible AVID certification)
  • Professional technical standards required for broadcast, streaming, and international distribution
  • Editing in the industry of virtual reality

The B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Video Editing degree is foundational to the profession regardless of which type of editing you want to do.  This degree concentration prepares you to work on a show for broadcast, for places like NetFlix Amazon, HULU or STARZ original programming, or for independent producers of documentary, episodic or standalone programming. It also prepares you to work in local stations or to create your own post-production business.

Student Media Lab

Housing more than a million dollars worth of equipment, the Student Media Lab is a crucial catalyst for hands-on learning in the Digital Media and Journalism department. Our students have access to industry-standard cameras, audio equipment, lighting gear, and other support equipment – all available for check-out. The student media lab also offers weekly training workshops for various featured equipment. Training is enhanced by the student media lab’s private editing suite that includes coloring stations and access to a variety of editing software.


Academics for the B.S. in Digital Media & Journalism: Video Editing

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Degree Plan

Digital Media & Journalism (BS): Video Editing Degree

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Video Editing Courses

  • Intermediate Editing and Effects (DIGI 282)
  • Sound Design (DIGI 290)
  • Virtual Reality Design and Production (DIGI 348)
  • Advanced Editing Techniques 1(CJUS 423)
  • Editing Theory (DIGI 350)
  • Advanced Editing Techniques 2 (DIGI 485)

Start Your Career in Video Editing


Video Editing Career Opportunities

  •  Editor – Freelance or staff
  • Assistant Editor – Freelance or staff
  • GFX designer/finisher
  • Post Production facility owner/manager or lead editor