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Digital Studies, Undergraduate Certificate

Interdisciplinary Studies

Ready to stand out in the job market with a credential that represents your digital skills? Take an additional 12 credit hours, and earn this impressive certification in addition to your baccalaureate.

Choose courses that suit your career goals and interests from academic departments across the university. You can learn web design, video production, database management, computer networking, social media content design, data visualization and much more. Apply these skills to everyday life and your future career.

Program Highlights

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    Additional Certificate

    Earn an impressive certification with just 12 additional hours, and become more marketable in your career.

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    Get Noticed

    Courses and certification will appear on your official undergraduate transcript and will be seen by employers or other schools.

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    Open Doors

    Gain skills valuable to employers, like web design, video production, database management and data visualization.

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    Designed by You

    Build your program from more than 35 courses from engineering, information and mass communications, and arts and sciences.

What You’ll Study

A variety of courses are available. Learn to identify methods, concepts and tools to effectively evaluate, visualize or summarize digital information. Apply your digital literacy knowledge, skills and abilities, and create solutions within your field or future career. Certification is awarded at the same time as your baccalaureate.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Data Analysis

    Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making

    Graphic Design

    Creating visual content to communicate messages effectively

    Network Analysis

    Studying and understanding the structure and behavior of complex networks

  • System Design

    Creating or improving complex systems to meet specific requirements

    Systems Analysis

    Studying and improving complex systems to optimize performance and efficiency

    User Experience Design

    Designing and optimizing digital interfaces to enhance user satisfaction and engagement

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Web Designer
  • Videographer
  • Database Manager
  • Social Media Content Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Digital Technologist

Workplace Settings

  • Information Technology
  • Communications
  • Media Arts
  • Journalism
  • Government
  • Engineering

Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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