Academic Calendar for Master’s of Digital Media and Storytelling
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The Master’s of Communication in Digital Media and Storytelling degree is a graduate program for communications professionals who want to enhance their marketability and career opportunities. Open to individuals from varied professional backgrounds, the courses provide sound knowledge and skill sets to develop non-narrative fiction across different streams of communication.
About Loyola’s Master’s in Digital Media and Storytelling
Digital media is changing the way we communicate. Today, professional success largely depends on knowing how to investigate, write, design, produce, present and distribute informative and influential stories that accomplish personal and organizational goals with strategic, responsive, and ethical communication.
Loyola’s MC in Digital Media and Storytelling boasts excellent faculty, a state-of-the-art convergence studio, and resource labs with the best and newest hardware, equipping our students for tomorrow’s innovation today.
The curriculum consists of 36 credit hours over two years.
During the first year, students will take a hard look at narrative form and explore different story structures and how they can be used in digital media across different platforms. Courses offered during a student’s first year include Introduction to Digital Media, Narrative Communication Techniques, and Research Methods: Discovering and Investigating Stories.
During the second year, the program becomes “interdisciplinary” as students explore advertising/public relations, documentary production, or journalism and how digital media and storytelling are applied within these fields. Two capstone courses integrate learning from all coursework and culminate in a professional project that is widely distributed to the public.