Graduate School of Multimedia Communications
New media technologies, platforms and outlets emerge daily, from TV and radio to webisodes and podcasts. Adapting quickly and applying classic communications strategies to ever-changing media is vital for the next generation of storytellers. Academy of Art University's communications graduate school prepares students for rewarding, professional careers in online and on-air writing, editing, reporting, and entertainment.
Whether finding fresh ways to use the latest media channels or breathing new life into traditional outlets, students in Academy of Art University's masters in communication degree program become the best innovators in the field. In courses, students work with instructors who are top professionals in the industry to build compelling reels and cultivate their style and talent.
Multimedia Communications Graduate School Courses
Through hands-on courses in the graduate communication school, students gain experience in everything from video production and journalism to interactive design. This accredited graduate program focuses on developing each student into a multimedia journalist who combines reporting, editing and producing skills in short form video. Unlike classes at any other college, Academy of Art University's programs guide students in creating a reel that showcases news segments, podcasts, webisodes and more.
School of Multimedia Communications graduate courses:
- Broadcast Communications
- Visual Communications
- Multimedia Journalism
- Video Journalism
- Fashion Journalism
- Sports Reporting
- Media Graphics
- Web Design
- And More!
Professional Multimedia Communications Opportunities
With an ever-expanding world of multimedia channels and outlets on the Internet and beyond, there is growing opportunity for journalists and entertainers who can write, produce and edit engaging and powerful content. Students at Academy of Art University's graduate communications school work with professionals in the field to gain the skills and abilities that are most in demand in the marketplace.
- Spring Show – Each year, Academy of Art University's Spring Show draws crowds of creative professionals and talent scouts from the best companies and agencies across the country. Graduate Students have the opportunity to interview and network with recruiters and exhibit their video and journalism features.
- Real-World Projects – Because of their reputation as pioneers in new media, students of Academy of Art University are sought out to work on projects before they even graduate. Graduate Students take part in real-world collaborative projects that are distributed and broadcast.
Careers in Multimedia Communications include:
- News Correspondent
- Promotion/Interactive Coordinator
- Media Director
- Commercial Production
- Online and Mobile Television Production
- Podcast Production
- Webisode and Online Video Production
- Media Editing
- Media Post-production
- Media Writing
- Film Technician
- Internet Operations
- Station Manager
- Culinary Producer
- News Anchor
- Cable or Online Video Host
- News Director
- Video Journalist
- Video Editor
- Fashion Journalism
- Technology Writer/Reporter
- Science & Medicine Writer
- Entertainment Journalist
- Art and Design Writer
- Sports Announcer
- Producer of Public Affairs/Public Access
- Professional Blogger
- Website Writer
- Media Distribution
- Radio Production
- Radio Hosting
- Show Producing
- Field Producing
- And More!
School of Multimedia Communications Facilities
With world-class facilities in San Francisco, Academy of Art University offers all of the equipment Multimedia Communications graduate students need for success at school and beyond. Top-notch studios, high definition cameras and the latest in video production and editing tools enable students to create broadcast-ready video content. Students also have access to green screen studios, anchor desk and a complete radio studio.
Graduate Classes Online & in San Francisco
Academy of Art University offers flexible accredited graduate programs for earning a masters in communication online or in San Francisco. Online classes in the communication graduate school engage students through an interactive format, with hands-on assignments and detailed videos that students can watch at their convenience.
No matter how they earn their masters degree, students graduate prepared for their career in media communications.
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