Fielding Graduate University

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Santa Barbara, California 93105
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Washington, DC 20003

Media Psychology Programs

Fielding’s Media Psychology programs enable students to enter at their qualification, readiness and goal levels. The PhD in Media Psychology program provides a research-based program that informs practice in an evolving field of study. The Masters of Arts in Media Psychology is 100% online, applies psychological science to media and technology landscapes. The 3-course Certificate in Media Psychology program is also 100% online, and offers emphases in Media Neuroscience and Brand Psychology & Audience Engagement.

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Short Talks

In this short talk, you will find a brief introduction to the media psychology programs available at Fielding. Whether you are curious about a certificate, interested in a master’s, or ready for a PhD, we hope you enjoy this video that highlights our programs, faculty and alumni....

In this short talk, we’ll look at the future of brand storytelling and marketing in the new, post-pandemic world. What are brands doing to maintain or build trust? What’s the best way to connect with new customers? What story do they tell when the world seems to be in chaos? And finally, how can a better brand story position brands to survive not only in a global crisis but in mounting social justice revolutions as well?...

Social engineering attacks seek to manipulate social attitudes and behaviors on a population-wide scale, and are recognized as a serious threat to national security. Malicious actors may exploit existing fears through intentional use of dis-information tactics to encourage moral panic, distrust in public institutions, or radicalized social behaviors. Why individuals may be susceptible to social engineering is not fully understood....