Marymount Manhattan

Department of
Communication & Media Arts

Study communication in the communication capital of the world.

the program

Whether you want to pursue a career in broadcast television, the independent or commercial film world, video and digital media, public relations and advertising, or another field in the media industries, the Communication Arts major will prepare you for success.  The major offers students flexibility as they work towards becoming creative media producers, leaders and professionals. 

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Our courses range from digital and mobile media to contemporary world cinema, screenwriting and media criticism to persuasion and journalism. And for students who want to focus on creative personal projects, we offer a Creative Media concentration. We also offer a minor in Journalism that explores the changing nature of the field in a digital world and offers opportunities to interact on a variety of levels with professional journalists.


Our alumni are present throughout the globe working in a variety of communication industries including television, film, media planning, fashion, journalism, advertising, social advocacy, human resources, and public relations. Our alumni are encouraged to  stay connected with their faculty to share their adventures and travels as they embark on exciting careers.

First Class Facilities

Our campus is home to the Theresa Lang Center for Producing, a state-of-the-art digital audio, video, and multimedia facility where students and faculty work on independent and collaborative projects, creating websites for local nonprofits, manipulating sound and image, and designing video games.

only in New York

What better place to study Communication than New York where you’ll have the opportunity to intern at major TV networks—from Disney and Nickelodeon to CNBC and CNN—as well as at media powerhouses like Conde Nast and Bloomberg, and organizations like the United Nations and the Museum of Natural History.