Digital Storytelling Specialization

Telling stories with technology

Story is the heartbeat of creative endeavor. Whether you’re developing an educational web series, a documentary about an indie band, or a mind-bending fantasy epic, learn how to shape ideas with words, captivate your audience, and market your vision.

Our Digital Storytelling students take advantage of the same technology the professionals use, working in teams to create stories and scripts for emerging media platforms.


Earn 2 degrees in 5 years

Earn a bachelor's and a master's degree in 5 years.

State-of-the-art facilities

If you can imagine it, we'll help you create it, utilizing industry-standard gear in our top of the line labs and classrooms.

Study Abroad

Travel to Greece and return with real-world skills and finished projects for your portfolio as you document the past and present on a Greek island.

What you'll learn

Develop your writing, illustration, and narrative skills for digital platforms when you earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Arts and Science with a specialization in Digital Storytelling. With complementary classes and specializations in scriptwriting, storyboarding, design, and animation, our students create vivid, believable characters, compelling visual narratives, and portfolio-quality projects.

Understand the process of developing scripts for everything from commercials, games and comics to augmented reality medical apps. You’ll format and workshop concepts to turn your ideas into pitch-ready products.

View the degree requirements


Sample job titles

  • Brand strategist
  • Concept artist​
  • Content strategist
  • Content writer
  • Digital marketer
  • Digital illustrator
  • Graphic designer
  • Social media manager or strategist
  • Storyboard artist
  • UI/UX designer

Companies that hire our students

  • Draw it Know it
  • FME Studios
  • Harrison Center for the Arts
  • IU School of Medicine
  • Live Nation
  • WTHR
  • WFYI
  • Live Nation
  • NBC Universal
  • Trevor Romain Co.

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