Analyze and solve problems with processes and interaction, collaboration, participation, deliberation and decision-making. This degree provides students with knowledge of communication scholarship and develops their ability to analyze complex communication situations.
The MFA in Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Practices provides graduate students with an immersive experience in documentary media practices from a variety of philosophical and cross-disciplinary perspectives involving traditional and emerging media formats.
Use innovative multi-platform media to adopt a design-thinking approach to solving strategic communication problems.
This program prepares students for professional success in news outlets, digital and social media platforms, and corporate communications.
The Master of Arts in Media and Public Engagement (MAPE), is a 2-year interdisciplinary program that spans traditional boundaries between theory and practice, offers a critical study of the history, institutions, economics and social implications of the media, nationally and globally, combined with a practice-based media training geared toward civic engagement and community building.
This degree provides graduate students with advanced work in the communication discipline that earns them academic positions at all levels of higher education, including research universities, liberal arts universities and teaching-centered colleges. The degree is also appropriate for some nonacademic careers, such as organizational communication consulting.
To begin in fall 2017, this PhD will be a practice-led program of scholarly research and exploration of media practices, theories and innovations in art and technology. In this program, students will both experiment with and research the media and artistic practices that they study.
Collaborate with faculty to create and do research on new forms of digital art, writing and performance.
The Media Research and Practice PhD program is dedicated to interdisciplinary inquiry into the social, political, economic and cultural dimensions of media, strategic communication, and journalism, both nationally and internationally, and in historical and contemporary contexts.
The degree combines the research and teaching emphases of the three participating departments—Advertising, Public Relations and Design (APRD); Journalism (JRNL); and Media Studies (MDST)—and encourages doctoral students to develop research agendas that bridge disciplines and cross between academic research and professional practice
The PhD in Information Science is for students who want to engage in empirical investigations of interdisciplinary problems. Students in the PhD program will learn a diversity of methods, theoretical frameworks, design practices and computational techniques. A PhD student's scholarly practice will include collaborative research on grant-driven projects.