video production degree at MVCC

Program information

If you dream of working in the film and video industry, this versatile program is the perfect start to your future career, providing a strong educational foundation and hands-on experience in shooting, editing, and producing digital video. The Video Production AS degree meets the requirements of the SUNY Communication: Media Transfer Pathway for students interested in video production-related careers like camera operation, cinematography, videography, visual effects, or video editing. 

See semester-by-semester degree plan.

Upon completion of the two-year program, students should be competent in the following areas:

  • Conceptual and technological video formats and processes.
  • Professional practice standards and creative standards.
  • Advanced knowledge of video through diverse historical and global perspectives.
  • Effective communication in various formats, which may include written, oral, and video-related methods.
  • Development of a professional portfolio or exhibition of works for public viewing.

Transfer options

  • SUNY Binghamton
  • SUNY Buffalo
  • SUNY Cortland
  • SUNY Fredonia
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute

Career opportunities

  • Videographer
  • Video Editor
  • Assistant Video Editor
  • Camera Operator
  • Assistant Camera Operator
  • Filmmaker
  • Cinematographer
  • Director
  • Production Assistant

Contact us to learn more!

Todd Behrendt, Dean 
Email: tbehrendt@mvcc.edu
Phone: 315-792-5409