Media Studies

Discover how media shapes our world

From evaluating the impact of media on society to creating and editing your own video projects, Mercer University’s Media Studies major gives you the tools to succeed in the media, film, and video industries. You’ll study foundational theories that drive the media landscape while sharpening your creative processes and skills.

Designed for creative students

Our hands-on Media Studies curriculum combines fundamental theory with practical project coursework. Through each of your courses, you’ll learn to:

  • Collaborate with classmates
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Produce media projects
  • Sharpen video editing techniques
  • Strengthen writing skills
  • Think creatively and critically

Learn more about our Media Studies major