College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse > Graduate > New Media Studies
This program is no longer accepting new students; however, many of the New Media Studies courses are now offered as part of the professional and digital writing concentration in the Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse MA program. Learn more.
New Media Studies (NMS) examines the processes and platforms
through which digitally-encoded media (photographs, text, audio, film) operate
and circulate. The program focuses on how these media are combined into new
media forms including websites, interactive games, graphic design, webcasts,
sales and technical information.
In this Master of Arts program, student study ways to
create and better understand:
Theoretical Depth Our program stresses big thinking. Student gain an understanding of the
historic role of new media in shaping contemporary consciousness, as well as of
the relationship between new and old media. Courses focus on:
Practical ApplicationWe strive to give students the hands-on skills needed to:
NMS maintains a robust Facebook group that connects current students with alumni. Join for posts about new media-related meetups, job leads and more.