Emerson College. Department of Visual and Media Arts
Biographical / Historical Note
The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College aims to educate students how to be informed, ethical, creative, and disciplined scholars and practitioners while learning to present ideas and tell stories. The department encourages broad-based learning build on a balance of theory and practice and is dedicated to including the perspectives of many cultures and nations. Students gain an understanding of the social, political, and cultural implications of the visual, media, and sound arts, so that they develop an appreciation of the principles that lead to reasoned and humane outcomes. The Media Art Master of Fine Arts degree is a full-time, three year program.
The Department's areas of study include Computer Animation, Documentary, Experimental Media, Fiction Narrative, Installation, Interactive Art, and Sound Design. All MFA students are required by the College to submit a Master's Project to graduate. The work is supervised by a project chair and project committee.