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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MDIA professor publishes research on health agencies’ use of Instagram during COVID-19June 14, 2021
SMART Lab director Laeeq Khan co-authored the new article published in the International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction. Messaging through celebrities and including infographics were two of the most effective strategies employed by the public health agencies.Read More
Social media storytelling course offers students an opportunity to broaden essential skillsApril 28, 2021
The social media storytelling project began as a way to both market the School of Media Arts & Studies on online platforms and provide advanced social media certificate students with an internship-like experience to develop skills necessary to succeed in an ever-growing realm of media platforms.Read More
MDIA PhD student focuses on how different social media strategies entice or deter nonprofit volunteersApril 27, 2021
Viktoria Marinova, a PhD student and graduate instructor in the School of Media Arts and Studies, focuses on nonprofit volunteers and how various social media strategies and content can entice or deter them from volunteering.Read More
Student-run record label Brick City Records will present end-of-year show April 25April 23, 2021
The students of Ohio University’s Brick City Records (BCR) have made the most of their time during the COVID-19 pandemic, and will host an end-of-year show on YouTube April 25.Read More