College of Media and Entertainment

At a time of unprecedented demand worldwide for news, information and entertainment content, the College of Media and Entertainment at Middle Tennessee State University is uniquely positioned to educate students about the full range of media and communications.

Whether a student is interested in pursuing a career in the recording industry, film, television, journalism, public relations, photography or dozens of other fields, the college offers both a broad-based curriculum and unique hands-on opportunities.

The College of Media and Entertainment offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Animation, Journalism, Mass Communication, and Recording Industry; a Master of Fine Arts in Recording Arts Technologies; and a Master of Science in Media and Communication.           

The following programs are offered:

Department of Electronic Media Communication

Mass Communication with concentrations in

                        Electronic Media Communication

                       Video and Film Production (specialty)
                        Media Management (specialty)
        New Media Communication 
School of Journalism
Journalism with concentrations in
        Advertising/Public Relations
        Media Studies
        Visual Communication
Department of Recording Industry
Recording Industry with concentrations in
        Audio Production
       Commercial Songwriting 
       Music Business

In addition to vibrant classroom settings, our students interact extensively with media professionals. This includes internships and participation in national media and entertainment events. Our students have played roles at the Grammys, Bonnaroo Music Festival, Americana Music Festival and many more national prominent events.

The college is also the home to the Center for Innovation in Media, the Center for Popular Music, the Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies and WMOT-FM, a 100,000-watt public radio station. Interested in learning more?  

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