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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Stephanie Jiroch

Stephanie Jiroch

Stephanie Jiroch

Marketing Consultant & Chief Story Strategist at BrandPsyche Strategies


Stephanie Jiroch is a Marketing Consultant & Chief Story Strategist at BrandPsyche Strategies, a boutique marketing agency dedicated to building powerful brands with unforgettable stories. Creator of the Signature Story Method™, she’s pursuing her Doctorate in Media Psychology to better understand the role of media messages in identity formation, self-esteem, and self-worth development among women. When she’s not working with companies to create authentic, compelling and profitable marketing messages, you can find her playing dress-up with her daughters or enjoying her favorite Peloton classes.


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