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Art, communication and entertainment

If you want to study design, art, communication, languages and cultures, writing, music, film or theatre, MSU is the place for you! These fields are celebrated across campus, with Big Ten facilities that give you the opportunities and resources to bring your creative ideas to life. The personalized support you receive here will help you build your creative skillset into a successful career.

Many of these majors also require an experiential learning requirement, where your adviser will match you with our partners outside of MSU based on your interests. We also have a unique iOS lab partnership with Apple, where students work to solve community challenges through app development. Plus, MSU’s Game Design program has ranked in the top 10 nationwide (The Princeton Review). Spartans have gone on to work at companies like Google, Microsoft, NPR, ESPN and Buzzfeed.

Overview of art, communication and entertainment

No. 1

for game design in U.S. (The Princeton Review, 2020)

Student view - Ketura

Alumni view - Josh

No. 2

university for communication (The Center for World University Rankings)


Studying art, communication and entertainment at Michigan State University

There are countless ways to pursue the study of art, communication and entertainment at Michigan State. There are many different majors and colleges at MSU that prepare students for careers in these fields. Whether your interests are creative, scientific, or a little of both, there is sure to be a program at MSU to fit your needs. 

Take a look at the academic opportunities below to see how you can customize your study of art, communication and entertainment at MSU to suit your goals and passions.

Take the art, communication and entertainment tour

Take a virtual art, communication and entertainment tour of MSU's campus. This tour showcases areas of campus relevant to students studying majors in art, communication and entertainment tour.

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