Kent State University's School of Emerging Media and Technology is a cutting-edge new interdisciplinary school designed to train tomorrow's digital leaders.

Integrating elements of computer science, computer information systems, computer technology, library information science, visual communication design, journalism, communication studies, and instructional technology, it fosters a broad exposure to digital technologies as used by a wide range of professions and organizations.

Degree Programs

  • In the Emerging Media and Technology major, you’ll explore technology at the intersection of design, education, communication, project management, computer information systems, data and more. Students learn technical applications and skills in problem solving, design, user experience, creative applications and programming and gain experience working in interdisciplinary teams to solve tech-focused problems.

  • The master's degree gives you tools to engage in projects and teams that include technologists, designers, programmers, scientists and managers. This program will give you the technology and soft skills you need to improve your ability to build projects and communicate insights across emerging media industries.  

Undergraduate Minors

  • The Web Design & Development minor allows students to develop the fundamental skills needed to pursue jobs in web development, web programming, web design and related fields. They will also gain experience working in diverse teams and communicating goals, needs, and processes.

  • The Broadcast Engineering Technology minor provides students the fundamental skills to pursue jobs in broadcast engineering in emerging media and related fields. Students learn technical applications and skills in networking, multimedia engineering, coding and problem solving.