Brooklyn Media Studies Degree

Brooklyn Media Studies Degree

Immerse yourself in the world of media and communications. Explore a field full of vast career opportunities. Get ready.

Be at the center of contemporary culture with a B.A. in Media Studies from St. Joseph’s University, New York. Gain an understanding of the key role that media plays in our social, economic, cultural and political lives — especially in our digital age. Through the interdisciplinary major, students also study practices and forms of the media industries, from entertainment and news media, to the emerging trends in new and social media.

Students learn to analyze our media-saturated world, helping them to effectively navigate the cultural and economic landscape of the 21st century. The Media Studies program combines this theoretical perspective with practical, hands-on production skills to prepare students for a range of professional positions. 

No matter your media career aspirations, our Media Studies program has you covered — from establishing your own YouTube channel, video podcast or personal digital brand to entering the field of media entertainment through music, film, television, radio or news media, or even to becoming a social media and streaming expert serving the healthcare, hospitality, retail or corporate sectors. Get ready for your future career at St. Joseph’s University, New York.

Internships and volunteer opportunities provide our students with invaluable experiences of seeing what they learn inside the classroom come to life, all while further enhancing their résumés. 

The Brooklyn Media Studies Experience

Career Opportunities: Media Studies majors prepare for a robust range of jobs, including film writer, director and producer; journalist; advertising and public relations; radio production and promotions; social media strategist, consultant and manager; and web designer.


Minors that Matter: Consider pairing the Media Studies major with a minor in communication studies, digital design, film studies, business, marketing or political science.


Prepare for Your Future: Media studies is a well-rounded undergraduate degree that also provides excellent preparation for graduate study in a range of disciplines, such as law, education, business management, cinema and media studies.