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. The George Washington University

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development
  • Online Programs Available
    3. American University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
      • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration
  • 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

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Communication
    Certificate
      • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Marketing - Digital Advertising, Promotion and Branding
      • BS Human Communications
      • B.S. General Studies - Communication
      • B.S. Communications
      • B.S. Digital Communication
    Associate's
      • A.S. General Studies - Communications
    Certificate
      • Undergraduate Certificate - Communications
  • Online Programs Available
    7. 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
    8. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Colorado State University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS - Communication
  • Campus and Online Programs
    10. Judson University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - Digital Marketing - Online

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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The George Washington University

  • Graduate Certificate in Multimedia Development

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American University

  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication - Advocacy and Social Impact Concentration

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Grand Canyon University

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

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Purdue University

  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

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Indiana Wesleyan University

  • B.S. Marketing - Digital Advertising, Promotion and Branding
  • A.S. General Studies - Communications
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Communications

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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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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

  • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

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