The M.A. program in Media & Education reinvents the profile of educators, storytellers in schools, the media industry, and society.
This program is a first of its kind partnership between the Department of Teaching and Leadership and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, combining the resources, faculty, and legacies of both renowned Schools. Media & Education graduates are experts in the complex synergies between media and education in our culture, on the leading edge of production, analysis, and innovative application of media in diverse environments. You’ll master the process of critical thinking through provocative research, multimedia creations, thought-provoking films, challenging and honest conversations in colloquia, and interdisciplinary investigations. This program does not lead to certification, but is instead a deeper dive into both theories and practices of media. Current certified teachers looking to enhance their classroom practices should consider the C.A.S. in Media & Education.
Students in 21st century schools do not learn without mass media tools or content. It is imperative that education professionals have a high degree of media literacy in order to connect with today’s learners, and that media professionals have an understanding of the power media tools have in education. An M.A. in media and education can shape a career for: