At Emerson, we combine intellectual exploration with professional preparation to give you the skills, spaces, and resources you need to create work that moves the world forward. Our students use their creativity and talent to push the boundaries of human expression. They transform the way people think, revolutionize the way people interact, and advance ideas that change the world. In short, they unite to become a creative force in communication and the arts.


Business of Creative Enterprises (BA)

Comedic Arts (BFA)

Communication Disorders (BS)

Communication Studies (BS)

Communication Studies

Political Communication

Public Relations

Sports Communication

Global BA in Business of Creative Enterprises: Australia†

Global BA in Business of Creative Enterprises: Switzerland†$

Global BA in International and Political Communication†$

Global BFA in Film Art†

Interdisciplinary Studies (BA, BS)

Journalism (BS)

Marketing Communication (BS)

Performing Arts (BFA)


Musical Theatre

Stage and Production Management

Stage and Screen Design/Technology*


Theatre and Performance

Theatre Design/Technology

Theatre Education

Theatre Education and Performance

Visual and Media Arts (BA, BFA)

Media Studies (BA)

Media Arts Production (BA, BFA*)

Specializations include:

Animation and Motion Media


Directing Narrative Fiction

Documentary Production

Experimental Media Production


Interactive Media and Games




Sound Design/Audio Post-Production

Studio TV Production

Writing for Film and Television

Writing, Literature and Publishing (BA, BFA)

Creative Writing (BFA) Writing, Literature and Publishing (BA)

* Students are able to apply to and/or pursue these programs once they begin their studies at Emerson. Refer to our website for program details. † Not available to transfer students $ Students must apply to these programs using the Franklin University Switzerland application.


Business Studies for Communication and the Arts Comedy Writing and Performance Dance Dramatic Writing Entrepreneurial Studies Esports Communication Fiction Hearing and Deafness Individually Designed Minor Journalism Leadership and Management Marketing Communication

Media Studies Narrative Nonfiction Nonprofit Communication Photography

Podcasting, Radio, and Streaming Media Poetry Political Communication Political Polling Pre-law Public Diplomacy Public Relations Publishing Sports Communication Writing


African American and Africana Studies Art History Digital Media and Culture Economics Environmental Studies Global and Post-colonial Studies Health and Society History Latin American and Latinx Studies

Literature Music History and Culture Peace and Social Justice Philosophy Political Science Psychoanalysis as Cultural Criticism Psychology Religion Science Sociology/Anthropology Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies