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College of Human Development, Culture, and Media
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Master of Arts in Communication (M.A.)

Digital Media

The Digital Media area of study prepares students for communication changes and challenges by understanding what media is and how to use it.

Digital Media courses focus on unique experiences and blend communication theory with real-world practice ensuring your success in a rapidly changing world.

Learning Outcomes Include:

  • Differentiate among the ways the internet is used in our everyday lives.
  • Outline and classify the different ways internet communication impacts individual identity and human behavior in face-to-face and online contexts.
  • Design communication strategies that address various internet communication challenges.
  • Examine the relationship between media, culture, and social processes.

The curriculum for the Digital Media area of study includes:

  • Theory and Practice of Digital Communication
  • The Internet and Communication
  • New Media, Organizations, and Institutions
  • Seminar in Communication Technologies Ethics

By the Numbers

  • 36 Academic Credits
  • 4 Digital Media Courses
  • 14 Miles from New York City
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"Being a part of the program allowed me to research and study my passion of sports and explore how digital technologies could be utilized efficiently to communicate to fans through different avenues.”

Wilnir Louis ’21/M.A. ‘23
Current Student in M.A. in Communication - Digital Media

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for admission, applicants are required to submit the following materials:

International applicants are welcome.  Please review additional details for supplemental requirements. 

Why Earn Your MA in Communication from Seton Hall?

  • Personalized Attention
  • Small Class Sizes – 13:1 Student-Faculty Ratio
  • Hands-on – Build Your Portfolio
  • Mentoring & Job Placement
  • Theory to Practice – Immediate application from classroom to board room
  • Flexible – Offer on- and offline courses

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Perfectly Situated

  • Our Home: South Orange, NJ

  • 14 Miles from New York City

  • Traditional Suburban Campus with Easy City Access


The faculty in our internationally recognized research and teaching programs are committed to guiding students to success. Seton Hall is a Catholic University where great thinkers do more than think. They teach.
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Ruth Tsuria
Assistant Professor of Communication
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Renee Robinson
Professor of Communication
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Madison Krall
Assistant Professor of Communication
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A dynamic community comprised of scholars, theorists, critics, and professionals, Graduate Studies within the College of Human Development, Culture, and Media provides students with dynamic and immersive learning experiences blending theory and practical components that permit students to recognize, test, and translate course material into academic, professional and workplace settings. The College is nationally accredited by APA and CAEP.

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