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Media Design (MA)

We are driven to make an impact.

Are you driven to make an impact on the world around you? Interested in designing media to support positive change and tackle real-world problems? Do you want to learn the process of designing media prototypes and technologies? If so, Emerson’s Media Design MA program prepares you for a life and career of improving the world through media, technology, and civic engagement.

This program, housed in Emerson’s renowned Engagement Lab, will help you become a leader in the knowledge economy, ready with the skills and knowledge to pursue a wide range of post-degree career tracks, including:

  • Innovation work with nonprofit, nongovernmental, and governmental organizations;
  • Leadership in design firms and civic-focused agencies;
  • Community-building in news and media organizations; and
  • Creative digital consulting at foundations and corporations.

No matter where you want to be, your degree will position you as an innovative leader in the emerging field of media design.

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