Academics

Academic Departments

Our undergraduate, graduate, professional, and high school programs prepare students for careers in the creative disciplines that influence and inspire our society. Taught by nationally recognized scholars and award-winning professionals, our programs and courses are divided into eight academic departments that serve as a resource for students during their Emerson years. 

Communication Sciences & Disorders
For those called to serve the voiceless.

Communication Studies
For those who live to create connections.

Journalism
For those driven to illuminate the truth. 

Marketing Communication
For those born to build relationships.  

Performing Arts
For those with the courage to act. 

Visual & Media Arts
For those who see what most can’t.  

Writing, Literature & Publishing
For those who believe words matter. 

Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies
For those who refuse to be categorized.

Find a Program

With 26 undergraduate majors, more than 30 undergraduate minors, and 18 graduate programs and certificates in communication and the arts, Emerson has the program for you. Use our Program Finder to discover the program that inspires you.