Media Psychology (MA) Program
FAQs Answered by Students and Alumni:
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is MA in Media Psychology?
A: The MA in Media Psychology is a program that examines the impact media have on individuals and groups. Students from all around the world and various professions engage in how media can be utilized for socially constructive outcomes within entertainment, education, social media, and government for example. This program follows a science-practitioner model with an emphasis in research, practice, assessment, and skill development. Faculty are trained media psychologists that work with students to examine topics within media and media psychology including global media, social media, narrative media, and 21st century media models.
Q: How long does the MSPP program take?
A: This is a one-year intensive program online only. Students are required to complete an 80-hour field project as well.
Q: What is MSPP's academic calendar?
A: MSPP follows the semester system. Fall (August to December), Spring (January to May).
Q: Is it a full-time program?
A: Yes. 98% of our students work concurrently.
Q: How often are new classes admitted into the program?
A: New classes are admitted for the fall semester of every year.
Q: What is the student to faculty ratio?
Q: What is the average size of the entering class?
A: Of the many applications received internationally, 10-15 students are selected each year based on work experience and commitment to using media for change.
Q: What is the tuition rate?
A: Tuition and fees can be found here.