Fielding Graduate University

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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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Master's in Media Psychology

100% Online Master's in Media Psychology

100% Online Master’s Psychology Program from an industry leader

In the dynamic media landscape, there is a growing need for professionals who are experts in how media influences human behavior, as well as how to create media and use it. In addition, there is a need for trained leaders to advise others on media creation, in order to affect positive social change. You can earn your master’s degree in this innovative field through our 100% online Media Psychology program, while maintaining your professional career and living in your own community. Our program offers great flexibility and attention to your individual goals.

Discover the Fielding Difference

Renowned for developing the first media psychology PhD program in the country, Fielding has been a leader in psychology graduate education for 45 years. Our suite of Media Psychology programs: certificate, Master’s, and doctorate, allow a student to enter at their comfort and experience level.

The 100% Online Master’s program in Media Psychology cultivates student engagement with major issues facing media and society today. You join a vibrant online community of scholars and professionals in pursuit of theoretical and practical understandings of:

  • Emerging Media: how social media and the Internet transform society
  • Neuromarketing: the psychological impact media has on consumers
  • Transmedia Storytelling and Brand Psychology: how to engage customers and audiences across media technology platforms
  • Audience Engagement: the psychology of finding and engaging your audience
  • Global Media: media effects on society, individuals, and cultures worldwide
  • Positive Psychology: how media can be used for socially constructive purposes

Innovative Model

Take the entire Master’s online, with the option to join faculty at important media psychology events around the nation.

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The roles of media psychologists continue to evolve as the media landscape becomes more complex and fluid.

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