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Our cutting-edge Media Arts Program at Highlands University specializes in hybrid learning to give you a solid foundation in several mediums. Our graduates are prepared for exciting professional jobs in graphic design, digital film making, web design, advertising design, exhibit design, digital photography, and other multimedia.
Why pay the high price of private art schools when you can get an exceptional bachelor’s or master’s education in media arts at Highlands with more real-world opportunities? On average, our tuition is one-tenth the price of these private schools.
We have a good track record for our media arts graduates landing jobs in the design and production world. Our graduates work for employers like Google, Sandia and Los Alamos Labs, Desert Elements Design, and the Portland Museum of Art. The professional, on-the-job experience we offer our students sets our program apart - and pays off.
While you’re in school, you have opportunities for a variety of paid internships to build your experience, portfolio and connections. Our unique cultural technology program prepares our students for jobs in museums and other cultural institutions. And we have the only AmeriCorps cultural technology program in the nation, where you get paid to help bring the latest design technology to museums.
We offer state-of-the-art Mac labs with the latest design software. We also have a digital film and animation studio, where our students learn the latest multimedia technology.
Highlands' Media Arts program has an outstanding regional reputation for the excellence of our graduates. It starts with our dedicated faculty, who are determined to help students succeed. Our faculty is made up of professors, industry professionals, and artists who have forged strong partnerships with design firms and museums across the region. Our small class sizes and individual mentoring also help you reach your goals.
Paid Internship Opportunities
Unique Cultural Technology Immersion Program
Media Arts one-of-a-kind AmeriCorps Program through paid jobs around New Mexico. Click here to read more
Media Arts is part of the School of Business
You can choose to pursue a Media Arts B.F.A. or Media Arts B.A.
A master’s degree in Media Arts and Computer Science
is also available
Financial Aid and Scholarships Help Pay Your Way
Our financial aid office at Highlands is here to help you find ways to fund your education.
Scholarships, grants, work study and loans are all worth looking into at financial aid.
There’s a scholarship for outstanding media arts students called the Seabury Fellowship.
This major is under the School of Business, Media and Technology