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
One of the nation's top 50 U.S. media programs
(source: Broadcast Education Association rankings)
The School of Media Arts & Studies (MDIA) prepares well-rounded individuals to think critically, act creatively and practice ethically in a fast-changing global media society. Students have exceptional immersive opportunities to focus on a specific area of interest while also taking advantage of a broad-based, liberal arts curriculum that enhances long-term success. Media Arts & Studies students are also strongly encouraged to get involved with several related student organizations and internships to set them up for success with real, applicable experiences. Read More About Our school
Beyond the Classroom
Immersive Industry Experiences
Internships & Practicums
Get resume-ready professional experience with off-campus opportunities and organizations that will give you that crucial edge when applying for jobs and internships.
Join an Organization
In our student-run clubs and organizations, you'll gain practical, real-world experience outside the classroom and expand your peer network.
Student Feature: Peat Lynch
Featured Experience: MDIA Masterclass in Austin
Alumni Spotlight: Emily Shkoukani at Lucasfilm
2022 Music Industry Summit
This year's summit featured a performance and keynote conversation with CAAMP, a Q&A with Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, interviews and panels with sound engineers, tour managers, festival producers and much more.
From majoring in music production at OHIO, to working with top recording artist Jordin SparksDecember 02, 2022
Matt Dugan, a 2020 graduate, gained valuable experiences throughout his time at OHIO that prepared him for a career in the music industry in LA, working with top recording artists and his role models.Read More
Social media certificate student: Amy SzmikNovember 30, 2022
OHIO senior Amy Szmik discusses her involvement at Ohio University and her passion to pursue social media and digital marketing after graduation. <br />Read More