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Media Arts and Technology MS

Deepen your understanding of the importance of graphic communication and immerse yourself in the technologies that are changing the industry.

Program skills

The curriculum concentrates on the latest technologies, processes, and strategies that allow students to employ knowledge of print, web, mobile, and social media workflows to solve communication problems. The diverse expertise of the faculty assures a breadth of relevant experience while educating students on issues and trends across the graphic communications field. The program aims to create a collaborative environment where students combine course work with access to faculty expertise, staff support, and extensive facilities to extend their current knowledge base.

Program facilities equipment

At least 14 labs with over $40 million in up-to-date equipment are available for student coursework and research. Students quickly become accustomed to the latest in print and packaging pre-press, digital composition and publishing, electronically controlled presses, digital printing, content management, imaging systems, bindery equipment, color management technologies, computerized estimating systems, and emerging technologies including AR and VR systems, and more. Our computer laboratories feature the latest software packages and input and output devices used by the graphic communications industry for traditional and new media production.

Program job titles reported

Client Service Manager/Coordinator; Content Manager; Creative Director; Cross-media Specialist; Digital Production Specialist; Director of Creative Strategies; Director of Media Planning and Analysis; Doctoral Candidate; Manager of Media Technology; Multimedia Account Executive; Marketing and Communications Project Coordinator; Mobile Media Specialist; Production Manager; Project Manager; Social Media Project Manager; Teacher; Web Applications Manager; Web Consultant

Select program hiring partners

OLP Printing Finishing, RIT, Solidiphy, YMCA


  • Advertising, PR, and Marketing

  • Consumer Packaged Goods

  • Design

  • Journalism, Media, and Publishing


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 56.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 11.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 56.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 11.00%
Alternative Plans 0%