The Multimedia Design academy provides rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in digital media, new media, and multimedia positions in the Information Technology field. In addition, courses in this academy provide technical skill proficiency, and include competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order rea-soning and problem-solving skills, and knowledge of all aspects within the IT industry.

The Academy of Multimedia Design Technology (MDT) is designed for students who view the world in a creative way and also possess a strong academic make-up. MDT will prepare students for a challenging career in the vibrant graphics communication industry while developing organizational and task management skills in the individual. The extensive curriculum provides a well-rounded education for the academy student.

The Academy of Multimedia Design Technology provides the opportunity for students to think outside the box, cultivate their own personal style, and develop the confidence necessary for the highly competitive nature of the graphic communication industry.

Students participating in the MDT academy are responsible for producing and editing the school newspaper, The Seahawk’s Eye, and the school yearbook. As a result, students are well prepared to pursue careers in journalism or as an editor upon completion of this academy. Moreover, students become experts using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop and may earn industry certification in this software.