How an Emerging Media Technology Masters can help prepare you for your future!

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Dr. Tang Tang
Professor and Associate Director in the School of Emerging Media & Technology
Her research has focused on uses and effects of new media technology. Dr. Tang is a Fellow of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, International Radio and TV Society, National Association of TV Programming Executives, and Scripps Howard Entrepreneurship Institute. Dr. Tang is also an academic referee for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and has held leadership positions at the International Communication Association, and Broadcast Education Association. She is the Associate Editor of Journal of Electronic Gaming & Esports, and Associate Editor of Communication & Sport.

About the Webinar

Top 5 Takeaways:

The webinar will discuss different roles in the IT industry along with projected growth statistics for these jobs:

  • Identify the skillsets that tech companies are planning to adopt in the next 5 years.
  • Discuss how specific IT skills map to the IT jobs and technology deployments in the IT jobs of the future (2025-2030)
  • Explain how the EMAT and other technology programs at Kent State will teach these skills
  • Introduce the EMAT MS program, which offers core cutting-edge skills in interactive coding, data analytics and visualization, and project management.
  • Answer questions from the audiences related to the future of the tech job markets and EMAT MS program.

More information about the EMAT MS program:

The EMAT MS program allows students the chance to take personalized interdisciplinary electives from across Kent State programs in one of 5 specializations: Data Analytics/Coding; Social Scientific Research; Applied Communication, Information and Strategy; Applied Creative Technology; and Training & Development Technology.

The program can be completed in 12, 16, or 24 months, making it perfect for working professionals!

The Emerging Media & Technology Master of Science degree is considered a STEM degree, and therefore does qualify for the 24-month STEM extension on Optional Practical Training (OPT).

It can also Allow students to select their culminating project for the program; A capstone and internship relevant to a student’s chosen specialization or a thesis statement on a topic in Emerging Media & Technology.

MS students in EMAT will have opportunities to collaborate with faculty and staff across a variety of fields such as Educational Technology, Computer Science and Visual Communication Design.


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