It’s time to take your passion to the next level.
Refine your skills by enrolling in our career-focused Media Arts and Science graduate program. Our project-based approach teaches students how to acquire the competencies needed to become successful professionals in the expanding digital media industry.
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 exploratory research that’s embedded in emerging technology. Our course of study is designed to build on your strengths in fields that focus on design and development with user interface and experience (UI/UX) research and immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR).
Media Arts and Science faculty and students collaborate with the School of Medicine to create AMPATH health education videos.
The MAS graduate program equips students with the skills to excel in many developing fields of industry. From advanced telepresence to emergent tech, as you explore the frontiers of UX design, AR/VR, and 3-D you’ll advance your skills to harness the potential of evolving media.
Students work with highly respected faculty to research how interactive technology intersects
with issues such as social justice, community memory, and accessibility.
Immerse yourself in interactive education, games and simulations for good, and 3-D technologies. Develop research projects based in your specialty to advance trends in design, and enhance your career by documenting your accomplishments.
Our students excel in producing dynamic websites, smartphone apps, digital illustrations and animations, audio and video. They learn how to research issues and solve problems in agriculture, education, manufacturing, sports, health, and medicine.
You’ll learn and apply an understanding of the strategic design decisions, industry practices, and content production processes of complex, media-rich applications and interactive environments.
Our 36-credit hour professional program emphasizes an applied industry-partnership approach that allows you to gain valuable experience and create a portfolio of impressive work. Current partners in SOIC’s Media Arts and Science graduate program:
In the Media Arts and Science graduate program, we expect you to achieve the highest level of expertise in your field, and to:
The School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI provides 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, game design, mobile applications, video and audio production, animation, innovative web design and technologies. Their job titles include:
Media Arts and Science graduates work for prominent companies such as Pixar, Cantina Creative, 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.
36 credit hours.