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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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Media Psychology

Media Psychology applies the psychology of human behavior and emotion to media and technology use and impact. Our students come from a variety of professional experiences and academic backgrounds with the common goal of applying psychological science to the media and technology landscape.

In today’s fast-changing world, psychological theory and research can be applied to enhance or analyze the impacts of emerging media, gauging its effects on individuals and cultures. In each of Fielding’s Media Psychology programs, students analyze how media and technology can best be used for socially constructive ends; and gain practical knowledge, working to create applied solutions for sustainable change.

The roles of media psychologists continue to evolve as the media landscape becomes more complex and fluid. Media Psychology has been recognized by the American Psychological Association (APA) since 1986. And as the need grows for media psychology professionals in the marketplace, universities around the world are responding by providing programs at either the certificate, master’s, or doctorate level. One of the features that makes Fielding’s Media Psychology program unique, is that it offers all three degree options at the same university: certificate, master’s, and doctorate.

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.

Ph.D.

The Fielding PhD in Media Psychology provides a comprehensive study in an emerging and exciting field. The program is typically completed in 3-5 years.

Master's

The 100% Online Master's in Media Psychology program can be completed in 1-2 years.

Certificate

Fielding offers a 3-course, online certificate in Media Psychology designed for professionals in diverse fields.

Global Community

Fielding has alumni around the world.

The purpose of the Fielding Alumni Association is to inspire alumni to maintain a lifelong relationship between the university, the Fielding community, and with one another. Unlike other universities, current students at Fielding are also included in the alumni association, and can take advantage of the university’s global network.

Media Psychology at Fielding

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

The roles of media psychologists continue to evolve as the media landscape becomes more complex and fluid. Media psychologists are employed across industries, in particular in technology; public policy and government; telecommunications; software; education; health care; and entertainment.

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