Podcasts, YouTube video series, streaming radio, audio books, commercial web series, sports coverage, and of course, traditional radio—all these media arts industries are looking for more and more skilled people to run, host, program, and manage the growing amount of content in today's digital world.
To give you the real-world skills and experience you need for a successful career in media arts and entertainment, BCIT has developed this job-focused, two-year program. In this program, you'll prepare for a media career in a variety of fields by studying things like audio, video, reporting, coordinating, and event planning. Additionally, you'll get invaluable hands-on experience with two practicums and work at Canada's only student-run radio station, Evolution 107.9.
About the Radio Arts and Entertainment program
Two years, full-time
- Courses from September to May
- 90% of grads find work in a related industry within 3 months of graduating
- The only campus in Canada where students run every aspect of the school radio station, Evolution 107.9
Learn more bout why BCIT's program has one of the best reputations in the industry on the Program Details
Who should apply for BCIT's Radio Arts and Entertainment diploma?
If you’re interested in a unique career in new entertainment media, including digital and analog radio, podcasts, broadcasts, and more, this program is for you.
You’ll be successful in this program and career if you are:
Flexible and can think on your feet
- Energetic and outgoing
- People-smart and a savvy problem solver
If you’re excited for a career in the media arts, start your journey today by applying on our Program Entry
Your experience matters
Do you already have some experience working in radio or digital broadcast? Or have some post-secondary course work? You might qualify for advanced placement
to help speed your education and entry into your new career in media arts.
What grads can do
With so much practical experience throughout the program, BCIT graduates are prepared with the knowledge and skills required to launch into a career in media arts. In fact, 90% of graduates find work within a related industry within three months of graduation.
Learn more about the career opportunities awaiting you on our Graduating and Jobs