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Digital Communication and Media Arts
Digital Communication & Media Arts
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Study the ways in which digital technology is changing communication practices.

Understand the impact of digital media on all aspects of society. In the Digital Communication & Media Arts (DCMA) program, you’ll benefit from the depth and breadth of our faculty’s areas of expertise.

Uniquely positioned

Our location in Chicago means that you’re surrounded by innovative startups, agencies and corporations looking for graduates with advanced communication skills and digital literacy. Local companies such as Hatch Loyalty, Fuzzy Math, Gorilla Group, Adage Technologies, Sapient, Greater Good Studios, Gravity Tank and Camelot Global have been guest speakers in DCMA classes.

Flexible curriculum

Design your own focus—the DCMA program is interdisciplinary, so you’ll take courses in Public Relations and Advertising, Journalism, Media and Cinema Studies, and Communication.


of College of Communication master's degree recipients were employed, continuing their education or pursuing other goals within six months of graduation

Have specific questions? Talk to a current DCMA student ambassador.