Full Sail University

Available on Campus & Online

Associate of Applied Science

Media Communications

About This Program

In recent years, the dynamic field of media communications has undergone dramatic changes in communication and technology.

The Media Communications Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students to effectively utilize today’s media, share knowledge and information, and maximize audience response. You’ll learn research methods, communication theories and practices, and how to edit for the web.

Named a "School of the Year, 2022-23" — Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges (FAPSC), 2022-2023

Program at a Glance


Campus + Online


Associate of Applied Science


This program is designed to be paired with the Communications Bachelor of Science Completion Program with a Concentration in Media Communications.

  • I understand there's more than one way to tell a story.
  • I spend way too much time perfecting my social media posts.
  • I immediately embrace the latest technology and media formats.
  • I live for engaging an audience.
  • I thrive in fast-paced, collaborative situations.

Ready to start? Begin your application.


Multimedia Storytelling - In this course, students will learn how to represent the four-dimensional world through clear and evocative writing.

Editing for the Web - This course is designed for students to learn the best practices for developing content for the interactive web. In addition to analyzing a wide variety of websites, students will explore blogs, web series, podcasts, and more to learn content-optimization techniques—both in terms of the message and the media—while also learning techniques for incorporating multipage integration.

Advanced Audio - The course covers desktop digital audio asset creation, editing and restoration, and the application of digital audio to multimedia, broadcast, and other forms of interactive media.

Full Sail's Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.

Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Project Launchbox

Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.

Included Components
  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
Other Software Taught in this Program
  • Chop Shop FX (Download)
  • Logic Pro (Download)

Admissions & Financial Aid

A Different Admissions Process

No traditional application deadlines — Classes begin monthly for most programs, so you can apply anytime and start on the date that works best for you.

Program design and course order — You do not need to sign up for specific classes every semester – all of our programs have a predetermined program design and course order.

Accelerated Pace — Full Sail's programs are taken on an accelerated schedule, allowing you to graduate sooner.

Learn More About Undergraduate Admissions

Funding Your Education

Tuition — Our tuition includes all costs for the full degree program, as well as all associated expenses, including textbooks, manuals, media, production materials, lab and technology fees, and Project LaunchBox™ - a personal technology package featuring hardware and software customized to each degree program.

Scholarships — We know that funding your education is a substantial investment. That's why Full Sail University offers a variety of scholarships for qualified students.

Learn More About Financial Aid

To create a custom estimate of your tuition and costs, visit our Net Price Calculator.

Explore Our Campus
View Campus Gallery

Whether you’re ready to apply or want to request more information about how to get started at Full Sail University, visit our Admissions section for details on application requirements, tuition, and available scholarships.