Majors and Academics

NYIT's Communication Arts Department offers five degree-program paths. Follow links to learn more about each one.

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication Arts
A graduate degree with specializations in advertising and public relations; electronic journalism and online media; convergent media design; television, digital film, and broadband production. 

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, graduate students will be able to:

  • Choose appropriate research techniques, analyze and interpret data and recommend an appropriate course of action for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate professional level production skills, incorporating emerging technologies as appropriate.
  • Collaborate effectively, assuming a variety of job responsibilities, in a professional environment.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Degree with a Major in Communication Arts
A four-year undergraduate degree with specializations in advertising and public relations; television news and radio production; convergent media design; television, digital film and broadband production. 

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, CA students will be able to:

  • Develop an original idea that they individually design and produce, incorporating emerging technologies as appropriate, on a level consistent with the work of an entry-level professional.
  • Research, evaluate, organize and convey information to a variety of audiences, in written, oral and visual forms.
  • Critically analyze the historical, social and cultural impact of the media on our global society.
  • Integrate the principles of social responsibility and media ethics into their work.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a Major in Advertising
A four-year undergraduate degree with an emphasis on advertising and marketing communications. 

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon graduation, Advertising students will be able to:

  • Apply tools and technology appropriate to the advertising and public relations fields.
  • Demonstrate written, oral and interpersonal communication skills appropriate to the profession.
  • Identify and incorporate legal requirements, ethical considerations and the concept of social responsibility into their own work.

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), Communication Arts
A two-year degree for students developing their career plans, with basic coursework in all media, a humanities core, and some specialization.

Communication Arts Combined B.F.A.-M.A.
An accelerated five-year program giving students the opportunity to achieve both their Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts and their Master of Arts in Communication Arts degrees. 

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