This media master's degree will deepen your understanding of the importance of graphic communication and immerse you in the digital media technologies that are changing the industry.
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
Marketing Assistant; Customer Service Representative; Assistant Director of Marketing and Brand Identity; High School English Teacher; Client Experience Manager
Select program hiring partners
OLP Printing Finishing, RIT, Solidiphy, YMCA
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Cooperative education is optional but strongly encouraged for graduate students in the MS in media arts and technology.