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 of Media and Entertainment offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Media and Entertainment, Animation, Video and Film Production, Interactive Media, Journalism, Recording Industry and Audio Production; a Master of Fine Arts in Recording Arts Technologies; and a Master of Science in Media and Communication.           

The following programs are offered:

College of Media and Entertainment

Media and Entertainment


Department of Media Arts

Interactive Media
Media Management
Video and Film Production
Live Production
Motion Design

School of Journalism and Strategic Media

 Journalism with concentrations in
Public Relations
Media Studies
Sports Media
Visual Communication
Multimedia Journalism


Department of Recording Industry

 Audio Production
Recording Industry with concentrations in
 Commercial Songwriting 
  Music Business 

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 national 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