What will I learn?

Media Arts is a powerful and influential field that can be defined as the art and science of artistic expression through media such as film, television, radio, video art, the Web, computer graphics, computer art, animation, video games, music production, sound design, photography, interactive media, screenwriting, media management, media-based performance and installation. Students trained in the above disciplines are employed in the entertainment, advertising, publishing and communications industries globally, in production and executive levels.

This 36 credit Master of Arts in Media Arts is a unique, integrated program whose curriculum combines courses in both production and theory in a 50/50 credit split. It is designed for students, communication professionals and artists who wish to explore the crucial relationship between theoretical concepts and practical application in a convergent 21st century media environment. The culmination of the program is an Integrated Thesis Project that comprises both a thesis paper and an exhibition-ready media production.

Which department am I in?

George Polk School of Communications

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $1,299 per credit hour
Start date

Expected September 2022


George Polk School of Communications

1 University Plaza,


New York,

11201, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Have a cumulative undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 2.8 or better.

For international students

Graduate Applicants must submit the Undergraduate transcripts.

English requirement: TOEFL: 79 and IELTS: 6.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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