The freedom to research your passions
Whether you want to dive more deeply into a current interest or branch out into fresh fields of inquiry, we’ll prepare you for a successful career in academia. Our Ph.D. in media arts and sciences program is one of the top research programs in media and communication, with one of the most productive graduate student research records in the world.
Our customizable curriculum will give you plenty of room to grow and explore. It grants the opportunity to dive deeply into your disciplinary focus, but also provides a space in which you can explore meaningful interdisciplinary discussions and collaborations. Our doctoral students research topics as varied as embodied cognition, Israeli satire and black Twitter.
Plus, you’ll join a dynamic, diverse group of students who share your love of media research.