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Communication Arts, M.A.

Our collaborative, interdisciplinary program will nurture your talent, develop your skills, and connect you to industry mentors and colleagues throughout the world and throughout your professional life. Our unique approach comprises research, aesthetic design, cultural studies, and hands-on production techniques in a variety of media combined with opportunities to specialize in the area of greatest interest to you:

  • PR/Advertising (Integrated Marketing Communications)
  • Media Management
  • Digital Filmmaking and Television Production
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Electronic Journalism
  • Cinema Studies

Throughout, you’ll produce traditional and nontraditional productions for broadcast, cable, broadband and wireless distribution. You might write a dramatic or comedic script; direct a digital movie on location; produce a documentary; create a new reality or talk show or soap opera in our television studio; or participate in our student-run ad agency, our Globesville web channel and/or ProdCo production company, taking on a leadership role.

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Who We Are

Communications and Media Facilities

Master the equipment the pros use in our TV studios, filmmaking labs, 3-D motion capture lab, and more. Or grab a camera to cover news in the field.

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NYIT's In House Agencies

Join one of our "in house" creative agencies or production companies, work with real clients, and create exciting content with impact.

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Number of graduate assistantship credits available each academic year

Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Documentary scriptwriter
  • Event producer
  • Movie director
  • Television executive
  • Videoblogger
  • Website designer
  • On-air talent
  • eJournalist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Film Critic

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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Each degree program has dedicated advisors who will help guide you through your academic career at NYIT — anything from course registration to requirements for graduation.

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