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Graduate Program | Mission & Culture

MissionMission

We offer a hands-on study of media research and production. Our faculty work closely with students and get them involved in scholarly and creative projects.

Culture

Faculty-Student Connection, From Admissions Onwards.

  • Applications reviewed by the faculty in the student’s area
  • Students choose their own advisory committee, including the chair
  • Advisory committee oversees the entire path from admissions to the degree
  • Consultation is frequent, direct, personal

Flexible Student Programs, Derived Through Direct Faculty Consultation.

  • All programs begin with rigorous core courses
  • Afterwards, students design their own programs completely
  • Student’s advisory committee consults and approves
  • Sample programs are available for guidance
  • Work outside the department is encouraged
  • New, interesting, unorthodox educational programs are OK

Entrepreneurial Faculty, With Student Collaboration.

  • Faculty are global authorities in numerous areas of communications
  • Wide portfolio of faculty projects to choose from
  • Traditional subjects as well as the cutting edge
  • Faculty and students research and create together
  • Hands-on training improves academic and creative skills
  • Students often collaborate in long-lived teams (1-2 years)
  • Open and friendly workshop atmosphere

The Graduate Program in Telecommunications at Indiana University:
A hands-on foundation for future research and creativity.

See glimpses of us at work and play: