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College of Media and Entertainment


At a time of unprecedented demand worldwide for news, information and entertainment content, the College of Media and Entertainment at Middle Tennessee State University is uniquely positioned to educate students about the full range of media and communications.

Whether a student is interested in pursuing a career in the recording industry, film, television, journalism, public relations, photography or dozens of other fields, the college offers both a broad-based curriculum and unique hands-on opportunities.

The college consists of three departments:  the Recording Industry, the School of Journalism and Electronic Media Communication, offering a wide array of concentrations:

Electronic Media Communicationbuilding
                Video and Film Production
                 Media Management            
                 New Media Communication 
                Media Studies
                Public Relations – General
                Public Relations – Recording Industry
                Visual Communication
Recording Industry
                Commercial Songwriting
                Audio Production
                 Music Business

The College of Media and Entertainment offers a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication, a Master of Fine Arts in Recording Arts Technology and a Master of Science in Mass Communication.

In addition to vibrant classroom settings, our students interact extensively with media professionals.  This includes internships and participation in national media and entertainment events.  Our students have played roles at the Grammys, Bonnaroo Music Festival, Americana Music Festival and many more nationally prominent events.  

The College is also the home to the Center for Innovation in Media,  the Center for Popular Music, the Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies and WMOT-FM, a 100,000-watt public radio station.

Interested in learning more?  The college offers tours throughout the year, which can be arranged by emailing

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