2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
    Aug 24, 2019  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Media MA

College: Arts and Humanities  Degree: MA
Department: School of Visual Arts and Design Option: N/A
Program Websites: http://svad.cah.ucf.edu/programs.php#graduate

Program Description

The Master of Arts in Digital Media—Visual Language and Interactive Media builds on undergraduate knowledge to develop a mature set of conceptual, theoretical, design, and technical skills needed to communicate stories and messages in a single discipline or in an interdisciplinary environment.

This program teaches students about media theory and creative production using an interdisciplinary research framework drawn from a diverse array of academic disciplines such as art, computer science, english, film, folklore, music and psychology. The curriculum provides the theoretical and practical skills necessary to work both in individual and group settings.

The School of Visual Arts and Design faculty have extensive professional and academic experience in areas spanning film, video, multimedia, interactive and web design, human centered interactive design, exhibition and theme park design, simulation and training, game development, broadcast design and motion graphics, animation, visual language, immersive design environments, database design, e-commerce, and educational technology and community development.

Application Requirements

For information on general UCF graduate admissions requirements that apply to all prospective students, please visit the Admissions  section of the Graduate Catalog. 

Applicants must apply online. All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.


Graduate students may receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships, tuition support, or loans. For more information, see the College of Graduate Studies Funding website, which describes the types of financial assistance available at UCF and provides general guidance in planning your graduate finances. The Financial Information  section of the Graduate Catalog is another key resource.


Fellowships are awarded based on academic merit to highly qualified students. They are paid to students through the Office of Student Financial Assistance, based on instructions provided by the College of Graduate Studies. Fellowships are given to support a student’s graduate study and do not have a work obligation. For more information, see UCF Graduate Fellowships, which includes descriptions of university fellowships and what you should do to be considered for a fellowship.

Contact Info

Graduate Program

Natalie Underberg-Goode PhD
Associate Professor
Telephone: 407-823-1140
PO Box 163121  

Graduate Admissions

Keri Corbett
Telephone: 407-823-2766
Millican Hall 230  
Online Application
Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address

UCF College of Graduate Studies
Millican Hall 230
PO Box 160112
Orlando, FL 32816-0112

Institution Codes
GRE: 5233
TOEFL: 5233
ETS PPI: 5233

Graduate Fellowships

Grad Fellowships
Telephone: 407-823-0127

Graduate Financial Aid

UCF Student Financial Assistance
Millican Hall 120
Telephone: 407-823-2827
Appointment Line: 407-823-5285
Fax: 407-823-5241