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Communication Arts, M.A.

Join a thriving network of communication arts leaders working in high-level positions in the industry all across the globe. Get critical experience with New York Tech’s cutting-edge technology and learn from experts in the business.

The College of Arts & Sciences is no longer accepting applications for this degree program.

What You’ll Learn

The Communication Arts, M.A. is a flexible, experiential degree that allows you to explore research, aesthetic design, cultural studies, and production in a variety of media. You can also tailor your degree to your goals and skills by pursuing your own areas of interest, including:

  • Producing traditional and nontraditional productions for broadcast, cable, broadband, and the web.
  • Joining ProdCo, New York Tech’s professional production company, to write a dramatic or comedic script.
  • Directing a digital movie on location or producing a documentary.
  • Creating a new reality or talk show in our television studio on our own web channel, Globesville.
  • Working on real client projects in the Carleton Group (Long Island) or the Brandstanders (NYC), our student-run advertising/PR agencies.


  • Canon U.S.A.
  • CNBC
  • Fox News
  • Holovis
  • MSG Networks
  • MTV

Career Options

  • Documentary Scriptwriter
  • E-Journalist
  • Film Critic
  • Movie Director
  • On-Air Talent
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Videoblogger
  • Website designer
Dana Arschin (M.A. ’10)

TV Reporter

Dana filed her first story when she was in grade school. Now, she’s a general assignment reporter at Fox 5 New York.

Lana Reimer Vogel (M.A. ’90)

NBC Universal

Reimer Vogel joined NBC as an intern while still an undergraduate; more than 30 years later, she has worked the Olympics, four Super Bowls, the World Series, and more.

Dianne Baumert-Moyik (M.A. ’92)

Northrop Grumman

Currently senior manager of program communications at Northrop Grumman Corporation, the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world, Dianne has continued her studies throughout her professional career.


Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.






Top-Tier Ranking

US News and World Report Best Regional College Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

How You’ll Succeed

You’ll work alongside expert faculty who have years of professional industry experience and benefit from their connections and expertise. You’ll work with high-end cameras and post-production equipment, and gain experience in our HD studio and control room with graphic workstations, a wireless cellular field camera, multi-track audio recording, a modern LED lighting fleet, and more.

US News and World Report Best Regional College Ranking

Top-Tier Ranking

New York Tech is ranked among the top 50 regional universities in the North.

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