Communications and Digital Media, MA

Campus: Westchester

This 36-credit program in Communications and Digital Media can be completed within two years of full time study.


Admission requirements include Bachelor’s degree; strong writing, verbal, and interpersonal skills; articulation of reasons supporting the decision to attend a graduate media communication arts program; academic/professional references, and knowledge of basic computer skills.

* This program was originally titled Media and Communication Arts. It was updated to Communications and Digital Media in the 2020-2021 academic catalog on January 6, 2021. 

Requirements include approved Thesis or Internship and satisfactory Comprehensive Examination. 

Required Courses
MCA 601Industry Theory and Practice4
MCA 602Writing for Organizations4
MCA 603Effective Speaking for Industry Professionals4
MCA 610Communications Research4
MCA 693Internship1-4
Elective Courses
Select four of the following: 116
Media Relations
Corporate Communication and Reputation
Organizational Communication and Social Responsibility
Creative Writing for Media Professionals
International Communication
Digital Video Field Production
Industrial Media Production
Producing the Documentary
Effective Web Architecture and Communication Design
Media Law
Independent Study in Communications
MCA 696
Approved MCA Topic Course
Total Credits36