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
  • Online Programs Available
    2. Brenau University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts - Communication and Media Studies
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Arts - Communication and Media Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Regent University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Ph.D. in Communication
    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
    4. 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
    5. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MA: Communication
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Communication Studies, B.A.
    Associate's
      • Communication Studies, A.A.
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing
  • 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. Ohio Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Business Administration - Digital Marketing
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Marketing - Digital Advertising, Promotion and Branding
      • B.S. Integrative Studies - Communications
      • B.S. Communication
    Associate's
      • A.S. Integrative Studies - Communications
      • A.S. Creative Digital Media

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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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Brenau University

  • Master of Arts - Communication and Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts - Communication and Media Studies

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Regent University

  • Ph.D. in Communication
  • Master of Arts in Film and TV
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

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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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Liberty University

  • MA: Communication

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Colorado Christian University

  • Communication Studies, B.A.
  • Communication Studies, A.A.

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Purdue University Global

  • BBA: New Media and Internet Marketing

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New England College

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

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