Bachelors In Digital Media And Journalism Audio Post Production Degree
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
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Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
Jan 16, 2023
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare for a Career in Video and Audio Editing with Liberty’s Digital Media and Journalism Degree

Once a video or audio recording has been completed, it’s up to the audio engineer to pull all the pieces together into a seamless, finished project. If that sounds like a job you’d enjoy, a degree in audio post-production is a great program to consider. At Liberty, we offer a B.S. in Digital Media and Journalism: Audio – Post Production to help you get the technical skills you need to succeed in the field of content editing and production.

In this program, you will learn by doing. Our professors are leaders in the field and will show you how to use industry-leading equipment and software to create stunning portfolio pieces. You’ll learn about the entire production process – from pre-production and recording to post-production and the final mixdown. Partner with us to get the training you need to start your career in audio and video production.

Award-Winning Campus

At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among’s Top 5 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s B.S. in Digital Media and Journalism?

You need a degree that prepares you to land the first position of your career as soon as you have your diploma. By choosing to study at Liberty, you can receive the mentorship, resources, and skill set you’ll need to have a job lined up before you graduate!

Wondering how can we be so confident about that? Check out some of the benefits you’ll receive as a digital media and journalism student at Liberty University:

  • You’ll be training on over $1 million in state-of-the-art equipment, like the Adobe Creative Suite and AVID, as well as state-of-the-art cameras, microphones, recorders, cables, lighting kits, and more.
  • Before you graduate, you’ll complete various projects and a practicum – so you can walk away with a professional portfolio you’re proud to show future employers.
  • All of our professors are teaching from years of academic and industry experience, and many of them are working in their field as they teach.
  • We don’t just train you to be an exceptional audio professional – we train you to lead with unshakable ethics grounded in the Christian faith.

What Will You Learn in Our Audio – Post Production Bachelor’s Degree?

Working in the audio production field means working with the latest tech. At Liberty, you’ll get hands-on editing experience with industry-standard equipment. You’ll also be learning under faculty who have spent years in the audio field. Under their seasoned direction, you will learn best practices in sound design, special effects, Automated Dialog Replacement (ADR), Foley, and virtual reality design and production.

In your general digital media and journalism audio courses, you will explore:

  • Current digital media equipment used to create broadcast quality sounds for productions
  • Development of sound, sound effects, and sound design for effective storytelling
  • Evaluation of the audio elements in digital media productions
  • Essentials of live sound, music recording, special effects, and Foley

Review the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

CINE 271 – Pro Tools Fundamentals I

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to record live instruments, use MIDI sequencing of software synthesizers, and edit audio
  • How to use Pro Tools to complete a project from initial setup to final mix-down
  • New functions and feature enhancements of Pro Tools software

DIGI 290 – Post Production and Sound Design

DIGI 334 – Intermediate Audio Production

DIGI 490 – SFX, ADR, and Foley

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to record and perform with Foley props
  • How to use ADR (Automated Dialog Replacement)
  • Proper microphone technique and placement for recording sound effects
Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our B.S. in Digital Media and Journalism Program

  • Our curriculum focuses on experiential and hands-on learning.
  • Learn and train with over $1 million in state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
  • Build your professional portfolio while working in our radio and television studios, an on-campus sports network, client promotional projects, our student-run public relations firm, and our school newspaper.
  • Our degrees are career-focused. All of our instructors have both academic and professional credentials, and many of them are working in their field as they teach. You can be confident that you are getting an excellent education taught by current industry professionals.
  • Our degrees emphasize integrity. As a nonprofit, Christian university, we aim to help raise the next generation of media professionals with unshakable ethics grounded in the Christian faith.

Digital Media and Journalism Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Audio Post Production Graduates

  • Audio engineer
  • Producer
  • Production manager
  • Sound engineer
  • Virtual reality designer/producer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Admission essay
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.