Free Online Broadcast and Digital Communication Courses from Top Universities

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Broadcast and digital communication courses are offered online for free. Students will learn about optical components and digital communication systems, among other areas of study.
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Free Broadcast and Digital Communication Courses

MIT and Open University are two universities with courses listed below that offer online courses in broadcast and digital communications. Students can access these course from their home computer or laptop.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

MIT offers courses in digital communication. Students will be assigned readings, in addition to having video lectures for resources.

Open University

This intro to digital communications course will focus on optical-fiber communications. The course is for advanced students and it will take approximately 20 hours to complete.

Free Online Broadcast and Digital Communication Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Principles of Digital Communication I course from MIT Graduate Text/lecture notes/video lectures Yes Yes Yes
Principles of Digital Communication II course from MIT Graduate Text/lecture notes/video lectures Yes Yes Yes
Digital Communications course from Open University Advanced Text Yes No Yes

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    1. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Fine Arts - Media Design
      • M.S. - New Media Journalism
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Media Communications
      • B.S. - Web Design and Development
      • BS - Sportscasting
      • B.S. - Digital Cinematography
  • Campus and Online Programs
    2. Laurus College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Bachelor's)
      • Web Design & Development (Bachelor's)
    Associate's
      • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Occupational Associate)
      • Web Design (Occupational Associate)
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Independence University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Graphic Arts (BS)
      • Graphic Arts - Information Design Emphasis (BS)
      • Web Design and Development (BS)
    Associate's
      • Graphic Arts (AAS)
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Career Diploma - Web Page Designer
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    8. New England College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Communication/Media Studies
      • BA in Communication
      • BA in Communication/Journalism
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Communication Studies, B.A.
    Associate's
      • Communication Studies, A.A.
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    University of Oregon

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Full Sail University

  • Master of Fine Arts - Media Design
  • M.S. - New Media Journalism
  • B.S. - Media Communications
  • B.S. - Web Design and Development

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Laurus College

  • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Bachelor's)
  • Web Design & Development (Bachelor's)
  • Digital Arts and Computer Animation (Occupational Associate)
  • Web Design (Occupational Associate)

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Independence University

  • Graphic Arts (BS)
  • Graphic Arts - Information Design Emphasis (BS)
  • Graphic Arts (AAS)

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Grand Canyon University

  • M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education

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Purdue University Global

  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

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Penn Foster

  • Career Diploma - Web Page Designer

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Penn Foster High School

  • HS Diploma

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New England College

  • BA in Communication/Media Studies
  • BA in Communication
  • BA in Communication/Journalism

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