Loyola University Maryland

Emerging Media

About the M.A. in Emerging Media

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Loyola’s distinctive, online Emerging Media program will focus on new and emerging communication trends and technologies. It aims to address the pressing need to understand the impact of new communication technology in both professional and social arenas. By embracing new and emerging media, Loyola's Master of Arts in Emerging Media program prepares you to explore new media’s role in journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, and other communication disciplines. As a student in this online program, you will have the opportunity to explore new communication opportunities as they emerge and develop a capstone project in your own area of interest, all with the individualized attention of our faculty.

Loyola’s Emerging Media faculty have been deeply involved with emerging media since before the development of the Internet and are currently working with some of the most up-to-date communication platforms. Many faculty members have published and lectured extensively on new media networks and issues. They are engaged, entrepreneurial, enthusiastic, and eager to build a strong learning community incorporating the most appropriate online teaching techniques and technologies. Together, you will develop the professional skills and habits of mind needed to be a leader in these dynamic and challenging times.

Why Get a Degree in Emerging Media?

The rate of innovation in communication technology is accelerating. Some of these innovations will change the world and the way we do business, learn, play, and relate to each other. A degree in Emerging Media enables you to assess innovation and trends in communication, develop and execute strategies to capitalize on new media opportunities, and evaluate their impact at every level from the personal to the global.

Whether you hope to launch a career or invigorate your skills in the field of communications, or expand your occupational potential, you’ll graduate with the knowledge and intellectual curiosity to be a competent, ethical leader with the expertise our changing world demands.