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 music masterclass in Austin to photos at the White House, Scripps spells experienceJanuary 27, 2023
Throughout the Scripps College of Communication, options for experiential learning are coast to coast for Ohio University students.Read More
Music production students benefit from immersion in professional studio experienceJanuary 19, 2023
Aspiring music producers know there is a lot to learn, from mastering studio technology to building trust and creative relationships with artists.Read More
All of the December 2022 Ohio University graduates who worked at WOUB Public Media as students already have jobs in the industryDecember 20, 2022
All three of the Ohio University December graduates who worked at WOUB Public Media while they were in college already have full-time jobs in the media industry.Read More