Academics

  • 26

    Undergraduate majors

  • 18

    Graduate degree programs and certificates

  • 454

    Full-time and affiliated faculty

Today’s world is molded by media, driven by storytelling, and energized by drama—and at Emerson College you’ll discover the confidence and skills needed to dive in and help shape it. Our creative learning environment combines intellectual exploration with professional training and real-world experience, helping you and other ambitious artists and communicators from all backgrounds become a powerful force in fields that shape our culture, society, and future. 

Liberal arts are the cornerstone of our academic experiences. Guided by our expert faculty, areas of study include communication studies; marketing communication; journalism; communication sciences and disorders; visual and media arts; performing arts; and writing, literature and publishing.

Students are encouraged to roll up their sleeves and take advantage of the multitude of enriching experiences that surround our campuses. At Emerson, whatever your path may be, we urge you to join us in exploring and expressing daring ideas in the fields that shape the world around us. 

Academic Calendars

View Emerson's academic calendars for fall, spring, and summer, for class schedules, closing dates, and other useful information for students.