With increased access to information and rapid innovation shaping today’s world, the Department of Media and Information is dedicated to nourishing students and developing their skills in the design, management, use, and consideration of broader societal impacts of information and communication technologies. Innovation and creativity fuel success in the information age, which is why many of our courses are infused by the ingenuity of our students and guidance from our faculty.

Our Master’s degree in Media and Information offers four areas of focus: User Experience; Management; Policy and Society; and Games, Film, and Transmedia Production. Offering a flexible-by-design education opportunity, our program provides graduate students a solid foundation for advancing their careers as they relate to interaction design, usability, management of information and communication technology, serious game design and development, film and video production, and policy and economics in the context of media and information industries. We offer an immersive, student-centered, hands-on approach to education that prepares individuals in the use of state-of-the-art tools and develop capabilities to reorient and enhance existing and future career opportunities in Media and/or Information.

We are thrilled to see the professional successes our graduate program’s alumni have enjoyed, who go on to work in leading organizations across the United States and around the world. Recent student placements include Facebook (San Francsico, CA), ESPN (New York, NY), Quicken Loans (Detroit, MI), GE (Ypsilanti, MI), Accenture (Mountain View, CA), and the World Bank (Washington, DC).

Our Department’s program offerings are both nationally ranked and internationally recognized. Our learning environment is enhanced by the resources available across campus within our globally top-ranked institution. Our expert faculty has vast experience in both industry and scholarly projects, and our hands-on approach to learning empowers graduates in today’s competitive job market.