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 online master's degree in journalism entrepreneurship prepares students for professional careers at news outlets, and in digital and social media platforms, corporate communications and the freelance market.
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.
The PhD in Emergent Technologies and Media Art Practices is a practice-led program of scholarly research and exploration of media practices, theories and innovations in art and technology. In this program, students 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 PhD in Media Research and Practice (MDRP) is an umbrella that includes three distinct doctoral tracks in three separate departments in the College of Media, Communication and Information: 1) the PhD track in Strategic Communication offered by the Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design; 2) the PhD track in Journalism Studies offered by the Department of Journalism; and 3) the PhD track in Media Studies offered by the Department of Media Studies.
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.