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Lawrence Technological University is continuing the Specs Howard School of Media Arts legacy. Whether you work toward a certificate or a degree, or you take online or on campus classes, you will learn the latest technology and gain hands-on experience. Access to state-of-the art equipment, project-based coursework, and LTU’s theory and practice education, prepare you for a broad spectrum of careers within the media industry.

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3 Media Arts Certificates to get you on your way.

Broadcast Media Arts
Certificate in

Broadcast Media Arts

Our BMA program teaches radio, television and new-media broadcasting, on-air and on-camera presentation, live broadcasts, news and feature writing, lighting techniques, camera operation, voice work, field production, digital editing, graphics for broadcast and career preparation.

Digital Media Arts
Certificate in

Digital Media Arts

Our DMA program trains students in digital video and image production, editing and technical operation and offers hands-on experience in areas from project management and script writing, to image manipulation, HD camera operation, pre- and post-production and career preparation.

Certificate in

Graphic Communications

Our GFX program immerses students in image creation and manipulation, digital imaging, web design, document creation, branding and logo creation, graphics for the web, camera and lighting techniques, social media and career preparation.

Tuition & Scholarships


Tuition is $16,900 total for the LTU Professional Development Certificates. Upon Admission, students will receive a $10,000 scholarship toward a certificate in the areas of:

  • Broadcast Media Arts
  • Digital Media Arts
  • Graphic Design

Scholarship Opportunities for other LTU programs:

LTU STEM Associate Degree Scholarship –
worth $22,320 to help complete an associate degree

LTU STEM Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship –
worth $42,160 toward a bachelor’s degree in selected fields of study

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Take it further with a
Degree from LTU

Associate of Arts

Media Arts and Production

Develop specialized communication skills and gain a deeper understanding of different topics including history, research, and ethical considerations. Broaden your knowledge and expand your career options with an associate degree.

Transfer Guide: Specs Certificate into the Associates in Media Arts & Production [PDF]

Bachelor of Arts

Media Communication

This program will train you to move with confidence and agility among all areas of media communication including film/television production, journalism, broadcasting, post-production, and digital marketing. Gain market-ready skills, which can prepare you for a variety of careers in the studio, on location, and in the digital world.

Transfer Guide: Specs Certificate into the Bachelor of Arts in Media Communication [PDF]

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graphic Design

The accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design program at LTU provides students with a comprehensive experience in the dynamic field of graphic design, ranging from print media to the latest innovations in interactive and time-based media.

Bachelor of Science

Audio Engineering Technology

Learn the fundamentals of electronics, music theory, and sound technology. LTU grads have found employment with broadcast networks, multimedia firms, automotive companies, and in the arts and entertainment industry.