Communication Arts, B.F.A./M.A.

Communication Arts, B.F.A./M.A.

Our combined degree program allows you to achieve a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts and a Master of Arts in Communication Arts in only five years. You’ll take a fast track to your master's degree by first completing a total of 109 undergraduate credits in a variety of dynamic communication art platforms, then moving into the 34-credit Master of Arts program.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts component includes coursework and hands-on practice in advertising and public relations, radio, digital film, print and electronic journalism, video and television production, web design and new media, as well as classes from the core curriculum in humanities.

As you continue on in your graduate studies, you will take a step further in your practical training, participating in NYIT’s student-run ad agency, web channel and/or production company, taking a leadership role. As you develop your practical skills, you’ll take coursework in media studies, theory, and research.

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Who We Are

Communications and Media Facilities

Master the equipment the pros use in our TV studios, film making labs, 3-D motion capture lab, and more. Or grab a camera to cover news in the field.

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NYIT's In House Agencies

Join one of our "in house" creative agencies or production companies, work with real clients, and create exciting content with impact.

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Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Advertising designer
  • Creative director
  • Entertainment executive
  • Film/TV producer/writer/director
  • Multimedia designer
  • Radio program producer

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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