Degrees of Study
Master of Science
The Program in Media Arts and Sciences (MAS) offers the master of science degree.
- Residency of two academic years (one semester may be a summer semester)
- Research thesis
- Five academic course subjects over two years, in addition to research work
Doctor of Philosophy in Media Arts and Sciences
- Qualifying examination (consisting of written and oral components)
- Program of original research leading to a thesis, and a thesis defense
Students pursuing the PhD degree without a master’s in media arts and sciences are usually admitted first as master’s students; continuation to the doctoral program is then conditional on performance in the master’s program.