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.
Students share excitement ahead of annual 48-Hour Shootout short film competitionFebruary 06, 2023
The 48-Hour Shootout is an annual short film competition hosted by the School of Media Arts and Studies. Students participating in this year's competition share their thoughts on the competition.Read More
MDIA students learn the world of music production at major Brooklyn studioFebruary 02, 2023
The students from the School of Media Arts and Studies who participated in the music production master class at Joel Hamilton’s Studio G in Brooklyn found new skills while affirming their career path.Read More