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Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Media Psychology, MA (terminal degree)

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Renowned for developing the first Media Psychology PhD  program in the country, Fielding faculty cultivate student engagement around the major issues facing media and society. Students join a vibrant online community of scholars and professionals engaged in a theoretical and practical understanding of:

  • Emerging Media: how social media and the Internet have transformed society
  • Neuromarketing: the psychological impact of media on consumers
  • Transmedia Storytelling: engaging customers and audiences across media technology platforms
  • Audience Engagement: the psychology of finding and engaging your audience
  • Global Media: media effects on society, individuals, and cultures
  • Positive Psychology: how media can be used for socially constructive purposes.

Alumni of the MA in Media Psychology are eligible for articulated credit in some of Fielding’s doctoral degree programs.

Required Coursework:

Effective date: 09/01/2015 

Term 1:

The following course is required; take up to two additional courses if full-time:

Terms 1-3:

The following courses are required within the first three terms of study:

Subsequent terms:

Total Semester Credits: 40

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