4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma

About the Program

 In this two-year concurrent credential diploma program offered by Seneca and York University, you will learn about concepts, audio and video production and how to produce creative and engaging video content.

You will learn basic principles of television broadcasting from a team of expert professionals and develop industry-relevant skills through hands-on learning experiences.

You will obtain both a Seneca diploma in Broadcasting – Television and a Bachelor of Arts degree from York University.

To be eligible for this program, you must be a York University student who has completed:

  • Two years of a BA program or
  • Three years of an honours BA program

To confirm eligibility for this joint program, you will need to contact the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Academic Advising Services at York University.

Note: You can also pursue the exclusive two-year Broadcasting - Television Seneca Diploma program.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Video editing 
  • Audio and television production

  • Media writing 

  • Camera operations

  • Production planning 

  • Production management 

  • Computer graphics for television  

Work Experience

Field Placement

This program includes a valuable field placement that allows you to put your studies to practice in a professional broadcast setting. You will be required to complete 100 hours of field placement before graduating from this program.

Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Television producer
  • Video producer
  • Programmer
  • Production co-ordinator
  • Production manager
  • Camera operator
  • Editor
  • Technical director
  • Post-production audio mixer


  • Canadian Media Educators (CME)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB)
  • Corporate Television Association
  • Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)

Seneca is one of the few Avid-certified colleges in Ontario.

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

Vilson Botelho

“Seneca’s RTVT program was a turning point in my career. It gave me a refreshing restart through a mix of hands-on activities, relevant knowledge and the opportunity to work with top-notch professors.”

Vilson Botelho
Broadcasting – Television

Read Vilson's success story