Graduate Programs

At Emerson, we understand your focus because we share it. As one of the few colleges in the world devoted to communication and the arts, Emerson draws enthusiastic, creative minds.

Program Name Online Meets International Visa Requirements Full/Part-time Start Term*
Communication Disorders On-Campus (MS)

No

Yes

Full-time (54 credits)

Fall

Communication Disorders Online (MS) Yes No Full- and part-time (54 credits) Fall, Spring or Summer
Creative Writing (MFA)

No

Yes

Full- and part-time (48 credits)

Fall

Digital Content Management (Certificate) Yes No Full- and part-time (16 credits) Fall, Spring or Summer
Digital Marketing and Data Analytics (MA) Yes No Full-time, part-time, and accelerated version (32 credits) Fall or Spring
Data Analytics for Marketing (Certificate) Yes No Part-time (16 credits) Fall or Spring
Digital Marketing (Certificate) Yes No Part-time (16 credits) Fall or Spring
Film and Media Art (MFA)

No

Yes

Full-time (64 credits)

Fall

Journalism (MA)

1st and last semesters completed online

Yes, visa granted for on-campus portion

Full-time (40 credits)

Summer

Media Design (MA)

No

Yes

Full-time (32 credits)

Fall

Popular Fiction Writing and Publishing (MFA)

100% online

No

Full- and part-time (36 credits)

Fall, Spring or Summer

Public Relations (MA)

No

Yes

Full- and part-time (36 credits)

Fall or Spring

Public Relations (Certificate) No No Full- and part-time (16 credits) Fall or Spring
Publishing and Writing (MA)

No

Yes

Full- and part-time (40 credits)

Fall

Strategic Marketing Communication (MA) No Yes Full-time, part-time and accelerated version (40 credits) Fall or Spring
Theatre Education & Applied Theatre (MA/MFA)

No

Yes

Full- and part-time (40 credits)

Fall

Writing for Film and Television (MFA)

100% online with 6-day campus residency

No

Full-time (40 credits)

Fall

*Fall term starts in Sept., Spring term starts in Jan., Summer term starts in May or July, depending on program.