Master of Arts

Digital Communication and Media Arts



The MA in Digital Communication and Media Arts (DCMA) degree will teach students how digital technology has affected communication and artistic practices, and how to effect change in communication and artistic practices through the integration of digital technology. The program integrates multiple topics all centered on the way contemporary technology is changing communication practices, particularly in regard to medium specific design practices and storytelling across media, culminating in a truly interdisciplinary degree program. This is a practical degree, in that it teaches students skills utilizing technology, while giving them the critical tools to become better communicators in a digital environment.

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Admission Process

The graduate application process involves completing an online application, sending in your transcripts and submitting any supplemental material (e.g., letters of recommendation, certifications, etc.). To learn more about the process, visit our Graduate Admission page for more information.

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Degree Structure

Students choose between two tracks: The Digital Communication track is offered through the College of Communication, while the Media Arts track is offered through the College of Computing and Digital Media.

Media Arts Track

The Media Arts track focuses on distinct aspects of media production to prepare professional media artists who will become leaders in media production. The skills they acquire will open up a range of career opportunities from online marketing, mobile/wireless communications, interactive media design, online video/audio editing and delivery, web design/development, social media, digital product design and development, media art direction, digital media project management, to media management.

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Geethik Veeramachaneni
Geethik Veeramachaneni
MA in Digital Communication and Media Arts