Master in Media Design

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Full Sail University's Master of Fine Arts in Media Design is designed to teach you about brand development, design strategy, and production workflow. The degree program is only available online. If you are interested in learning more about the Master of Fine Arts in Media Design program, read on.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

After enrolling in Full Sail University's online Master of Fine Arts in Media Design program, you have the opportunity to learn how to develop effective media design campaigns that meet the requirements of a business or organization. Hands-on production is emphasized in the curriculum. You must create a Design Solution Project that requires the ability to successfully synthesize strategy, workflow, and branding into an effective whole that can be presented to a panel of peers and industry professionals.

What Are the Prerequisites?

All applicants to Full Sail University's master's degree programs are required to have a bachelor's degree and be at least 18 years old. You should also be either a U.S. resident or a U.S. citizen. A letter of recommendation is also required in the application package.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Fine Arts in Media Design consists of 60 credit hours. The amount of time required to complete the 60 credits is 48 weeks. All of the courses are focused on media design topics. Prospective students interested in the recommended semester-by-semester workload should contact a Full Sail University representative.

Media Design Course Requirements

Course Code Course Name
MDM 510 Designing Success
MDM 520 Ethics of Design
MDM 530 Brand Development
MDM 540 Defining Client Needs
MDM 550 Design Strategies and Motivation
MDM 560 Organizational Structures
MDM 610 Design Research
MDM 620 Design Integration
MDM 630 Effective Copywriting
MDM 640 Measuring Design Effectiveness
MDM 650 Multi-Platform Delivery
MDM 690 Presentation of Design Solution

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

After graduating from Full Sail University's Master of Fine Arts in Media Design, you could pursue jobs in academia, the corporate world, advertising, and the entertainment business. Graduates who have strong communication skills and can effectively gauge the branding needs of a corporation or business could find employment opportunities with a wide range of companies. Possible careers related to the Master's in Media Design include:

  • Multimedia Designer
  • Creative Drector
  • Creative Project Manager
  • Art Director
  • Creative Services Manager