Department of Visual & Media Arts

Graduate Degree

Media Art (MFA)

The Master of Fine Arts in Media Art program is for students dedicated to living and working as a professional artist or arts educator. This intensive three-year program admits only 22 students per class year, and course selection is tailored to each student’s long-range professional goals.

The program includes a monthly colloquium in which you will present and discuss your in-progress work; the MFA Production Workshop, which provides advanced training and experimentation within a collaborative cohort; and an annual portfolio review. The program concludes with a public presentation of your thesis project.

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Documentary Production

Members of a documentary production class critique each others' work.


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Equipment Distribution Center

The Equipment Distribution Center's State-of-the-Art Equipment

The Emerson College Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) loans professional, state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to faculty and students to fulfill class assignments. Professional staff and student employees are available to provide technical support when needed. It includes the Film Equipment Center and the Video, Audio, New Media Equipment Centers.