It’s time to take your passion to the next level.
Refine your professional skills with our career-focused graduate-level programs. When you earn a Master of Science degree in Media Arts and Science from the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, you’ll set your sights on research that’s embedded in emerging technology. Customize a course of study to build on your strengths in fields from user interface and experience (UI/UX) research to immersive technologies.
Our 30-credit-hour professional program emphasizes an applied, project-based approach that allows you to conduct research in the latest digital media production areas.
We offer many evening classes, to easily accommodate working professionals. Part-time students can take advantage of our flexible timetable for degree completion. Full-time students can complete the program in two years.
Media Arts and Science faculty and students collaborate with the School of Medicine to create AMPATH health education videos.
Tailor your degree with study in other fields, including media production, design thinking, user psychology, communication strategy and theory, information management, and computing. Our applicants excel in producing dynamic websites, smartphone apps, and digital illustrations and animations, audio and video.
You’ll immerse yourself in interactive education, games and simulations for good, and 3D technologies such as printing, augmented reality and virtual reality. Develop research projects based in your specialty to advance trends in design, and enhance your career by building a valuable portfolio.
We offer myriad opportunities to utilize the skills you develop in real-world applications through research and collaborative projects.
Our graduates design and develop projects that focus on entertainment, serious game design, mobile applications, video and audio production, animation, innovative web design and technologies.
Media Arts and Science graduates work for prominent companies such as Pixar, Cantina Creative, ChaCha, Blizzard Entertainment, ExactTarget, Pacers Sports & Media, Wiley and Sons (Publishers of the For Dummies books), Tour Design (Livenation), Emmis Publications, USA Gymnastics, Capital Records, BET – Black Entertainment Television and Girls, Inc. Positions at these companies range from UX designers and 3-D modelers to project managers and design leads.
30 credit hours.
Elective or internship
Elective or internship
Upon completion of the M.S. in MAS program, students will: