“One-year applied science and technology program”
The curriculum concentrates on the latest technologies that allow students to employ knowledge of print, web, mobile and social media workflows to solve communication problems. The coursework investigates strategies, processes, and technolo-
gies relating to publishing, graphic communications, print and media. The diverse expertise of the faculty at RIT will ensure
a breadth of relevant experience while educating students on issues and trends across the graphic communications field. RIT’s School of Media Sciences strives to be on the leading edge of graphic communications and give students the opportunity to address real world problems within the industry. This RIT pro-gram aims to create a collaborative environment where a student combines coursework with access to faculty expertise, staff support and extensive facilities to extend their current knowl-edge base.
“Graduates will hone their creative and project-management skills through project-based coursework and a Capstone Project.”
The MS-Media Arts and Technology program requires a minimum of 30 credits. This program is two semesters and concludes with a capstone project. The Graduate Director works with the students to customize their electives in a way that will prepare them in their prospective career path.
Required Courses include:
The MS Media Arts and Technology program encourages cross-disciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration. Students may choose elective courses from the variety of courses offered in the School of Media Sciences or with other graduate departments and programs at RIT.
The Capstone Project requires students to develop and demonstrate extensive knowledge on a specific topic related to graphic communications. Graduates will complete original work in the form of a number of methodologies, including experiments, comprehensive case studies, surveys, focus groups, and research analysis. Outcomes from this experience include inno-vation of a process, recognizing unmet customer needs, solving cross-media issues, and identifying resources required for business transformation or business solutions.
Requirements for Admission
• Baccalaureate Degree / GPA of 3.0 or higher
• Official undergraduate transcript
• TOEFL (International applicants)
• Two letters of recommendation
• Personal statement of educational objectives
• Current resumé
• Review of applications begins February 1st
Opportunities for Financial Support
Financial assistance is available through School of Media Sciences’ graduate assistantships, scholarships, and industry scholarships including:
• Institute Scholarship
• Gannett Graduate Scholarship
• Miller Graduate Scholarship
• Cary Graduate Scholarship
• CIAS Southwestern US Scholarship
• Graduate Assistantships
and learn how to apply here!