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Communications and Creative & Performing Arts Division

Communications and Creative & Performing Arts Division

Entertainment Technology, A.C. (Cumberland)

The Communication and Theatre departments are collaborating to create an Academic Certificate to offer training in the Entertainment Technology field. This unique program is designed to prepare individuals to work as skilled technicians, capable of functioning independently, or as part of a production team in the preparation and performance of theatrical/entertainment events. Students will have an opportunity to get real-world experience as they complete the required internship in this program. The sources of students for this program are CCC theatre students, communication, journalism, public relations and television production students. Also entertainment business and industry professionals from Philadelphia and New Jersey working in the field but looking for updated training or advancement in his/her career.
Program Goals
  • •Collaborate with others to produce a live stage performance or film/
  • television production.
  • •Maintain, prepare and operate stage and studio lighting and sound
  • equipment.
  • •Choose appropriate tools, techniques and materials for stage and studio
  • design and creation.
  • •Prepare, perform and analyze acting for television skills including interview,
  • drama and comedy techniques.
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate
This Academic Certificate will offer students the opportunity to learn hands-on training in this field with an option to transfer into an academic degree of study focusing on Theatre and/or Television and Digital Media Production.
Career Opportunities
Shop technician; installation technician; service technician; production assistant; Jr. media production; digital media specialist; camera operator; videographer; audio & video equipment technician; broadcast & sound; video editor; assistant technical director; assistant stage manager; assistant sound designer; assistant lighting designer; assistant stage crew

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.