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

Popular Schools

  • Campus and Online Programs
    1. Full Sail University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Fine Arts - Media Design
      • M.S. - Internet Marketing
      • M.S. - New Media Journalism
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. - Media Communications
      • B.S. - Web Design and Development
      • B.S. - Digital Cinematography
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Regent University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Film and TV
      • Master of Arts in Film and TV - Producing
      • Master of Arts in Film and TV - Script Writing
      • Master of Arts in Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Political Communication
      • Master of Arts in Communication - Strategic Communication
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Internet and Social Media
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Rhetoric and Public Culture
      • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Strategic Communication
      • Bachelor of Arts in English - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Johns Hopkins University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Communication
    Certificate
      • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Applied Research for Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Penn Foster Career School

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Career Diploma: Web Page Designer
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    10. ECPI University

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Web Design & Dev

Featured Schools

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Full Sail University

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

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Film and TV
  • Master of Arts in Film and TV - Producing
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies - Advertising and Public Relations

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Ashford University

  • B.A. - Journalism and Mass Communication

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Colorado State University Global

  • BS - Communication

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Johns Hopkins University

  • Master of Arts in Communication
  • Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Applied Research for Communication

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Penn Foster High School

  • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
  • HS Diploma

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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

  • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

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Penn Foster Career School

  • Career Diploma: Web Page Designer

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