Narrative and Emerging Media, MA

Why get a master’s degree in narrative and emerging media?

Develop your professional portfolio

The Cronkite School has pioneered the hands-on “teaching hospital” model of journalism education. Students learn to produce content from day one using text, photo, video, audio, social and immersive media. They graduate with portfolios of award-winning work distributed by media partners across the country.

Define your own focus

Students can explore opportunities in journalism, strategic communications, media leadership, innovation, entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary research among many other disciplines. Choose from more than a dozen capstone experiences in Phoenix, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Graduate funding available

All applicants are considered for Cronkite fellowships, assistantships and scholarships. Dec. 1 is the priority deadline for funding.

Learn from world-renowned faculty

Learn from award-winning journalists, digital strategists, media innovators and industry leaders at the Cronkite School.

Immerse in LA’s media culture

In the heart of Downtown Los Angeles, ASU’s California Center connects Cronkite students to the city’s beating heart of entertainment and media.

Get hands-on

Students learn in a state-of-the-art media center loaded with a green-screen multimedia studio, 3D Planar studio, multiple video/audio editing bays and checkout equipment.