Degree Summary: The Master of Arts in Digital Arts & Sciences (DAS) degree seeks to allow students from diverse academic backgrounds the opportunity to develop fluency in the technologies, design practices and collaborative interdisciplinary teamwork increasingly required by the media, communications and entertainment industries. Graduates holding the MA in DAS degree would typically seek employment in the creative services sector, applying digital techniques and technologies in a variety of professions. Opportunities range from traditional cinema to interactive games; from broadcast media to online international networks to emergent industries.
The current growth of creative multi-media technologies in very aspect of entertainment, education, commerce, communication, science and engineering attests to the power and importance of these technologies. In bridging the gap between creativity and precision, form and function the MA in DAS provides a synergistic environment that will provide the educational and hands-on training with the technical, formal and conceptual skills necessary to work in the digital media industries. Multimedia and creative technologies are a global growth market, with entertainment technologies, interaction design, virtual reality and evolving social networks emerging as a driving force to reorganize our information and its infrastructure. From all indications, the future demand for graduates from this program will be very strong.
The deadline for receipt of all application materials for review for FALL 2014 admissions to the MA in DAS program is March 15, 2014.
The Digital World Institute formally admits one cohort to the Master of Arts in Digital Arts & Sciences in the Fall of each year. On an ad hoc basis, however, we accept inquiries regarding applications for Spring admission until September 15. Because of class schedules, curriculum structures and resource availability, however, we are rarely able to accept students for Spring admission, and we strongly encourage all interested candidates to apply for Fall admission before February 15 for full consideration.
The Digital Worlds’ Institute offers postbaccalaureate status to qualified students who have already completed their undergraduate degree, and wish to continue their studies without seeking immediate admission to the Master of Arts in Digital Arts & Sciences program. Students with postbaccalaureate status are eligible to take courses offered by the Digital Worlds Institute at the undergraduate level. For more information about postbaccalaureate status, please contact our Student Services Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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