Use your storytelling talent to create your destiny.

Are you a storyteller? Take your talent to the next level and master the skills you need to communicate across a variety of platforms. From blogs to YouTube to podcasts and social media, storytelling is constantly evolving. 
Through courses in photography, web design, videography, and strategic writing, you’ll learn to transform your passion for communication into marketable skills that meet industry demands, and then showcase your work in an online portfolio. Earn the freedom to work for yourself or as part of a marketing or communications team in an organization. 

Program highlights

  • Learn multifaceted skills that meet communications industry demands 
  • Option to continue studies in Cambrian’s 1-year Public Relations graduate certificate program or in university 
  • Annual online portfolio exhibit showcases your work 

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year 

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ART 1006 Digital Design I 4
COM 1007 MS Office for Communications 3
COM 1020 Introduction to Media Communications 3
COM 1060 Workplace Communication Skills 3
PHT 1005 Digital Imaging I 3
SSC 1000 Media and Current Events 1 3
One General Education Course. 1 3
Semester 2
ART 2351 Digital Design II 3
BUS 1146 Introduction to Business Management 3
COM 1070 Workplace Writing Skills 3
COM 1150 Multimedia I 3
IND 1003 Introduction to Indigenous Studies 3
PHT 1200 Digital Imaging II 3
One General Education course. 1 3
Semester 3
ART 2360 Website Design 3
ART 2496 Accessible Design 3
COM 1010 Media Writing I 4
COM 1250 Multimedia II 3
MKT 1202 Digital Media and Marketing 3
One General Education Course. 1 3
Semester 4
ART 2461 Website Development 3
COM 1002 Project Communication Management 3
COM 1210 Media Writing II 4
COM 1015 Portfolio Development 3
COM 1350 Multimedia III 3
WEB 1040 Content Management Systems 3
 Total Credits81

For more information regarding General Education courses, click here.

Admission requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)

Additional admission requirements


  • Computer competency in relevant software.

Program delivery


Fall term start

SEMESTER 1: Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2:  Winter 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Fall 2025
SEMESTER 4:   Winter 2026

Specific program pathways

College or university degree opportunities

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian's college and university agreement details for further information.

Employment opportunities

Graduates of this program will be positioned to pursue positions in a wide range of areas including:

  • Content creation specialist
  • Communications officer or specialist
  • Marketing communications specialist
  • Media coordinator
  • Public relations officer
  • Advertising consultant
  • Social media influencer
  • Blogger

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.