Curricular opportunities include several exclusive industry experiences including our Semester-in-LA program, the OHIO South by Southwest course, the Bonnaroo Music Industry Masterclass, and countless media-related student organizations.
School of Media Arts & Studies
The School of Media Arts & Studies prepares well-rounded, proactive individuals to think critically, act creatively, and practice ethically in a global media society. Students have exceptional opportunities to focus in an area of specific interest while also taking advantage of a broad-based, liberal arts curriculum that enhances long-term success. The School also provides several media-related student organizations and we strongly encourage participation in internships. These opportunities lead to important connections that foster career advancement. Read More About Our school
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In our student-run clubs and organizations, you'll gain practical, real-world experience outside the classroom and expand your peer network.
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Scripps to offer online crisis communication workshop Oct. 30September 17, 2021
The Scripps College of Communication will offer an online crisis communication workshop Oct. 30, led by former Ohio Department of Public Safety director John Born. The workshop will count as one credit in the crisis communication online graduate certificate.Read More
Student Organization Spotlight: Ohio Hockey NetworkSeptember 14, 2021
Packed stadiums every game, a sense of community and collaboration between the students and residents of Athens, Ohio, chilled fingers wrapped around shared cups of hot chocolate, and buzzer beating shots off of goal posts that end with the crowd roaring at piercing volume.Read More
Social media certificate student spotlight: Sarah DonaldsonSeptember 8, 2021
Ohio University senior Sarah Donaldson has a passion for politics and public affairs, which has led to internships with the Columbus Dispatch, the Athens News, and now ABC News in Washington D.C.Read More
2021 High School Media Workshop sparks creativity, provides trainingAugust 19, 2021
2021 High School Media Workshop participants spent the one-day, in-person program collaborating on a production called “Ron Away," collaborating in teams that worked on music, video, and animation.Read More