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Media and Communications Department

Discover Your inner source of creativity

In Maharishi University of Management’s holistic Media and Communications programs–which include daily meditation, project-based learning, a healthy lifestyle, practical courses, and a supportive community–you’ll connect to the most powerful source of inspiration and creativity: yourself.

Start Your career before you graduate

Our Media and Communications department acknowledges the importance of both the creative and the professional — and we’ll teach you both.

As a student, you’ll learn the latest in media, communications, and leadership skills so that you can launch a successful career in video, web design, graphic design, music/audio, or professional writing.

You’ll take project-based courses that help you create an impressive portfolio by the time you finish your degree and pursue internships that provide you with practical, real-world experience.

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Consciousness-Based learning

Our system of Consciousness-Based Education combines practical, hands-on courses with the personal growth benefits of the Transcendental Meditation® technique, which is practiced daily by all of our students and faculty.

After experiencing our other unique features, such as a one full-time class per month, vegetarian meals and a healthy routine, you’ll find yourself learning in a brand new way.

Expert faculty

Each Media and Communications class is taught by experienced, expert, engaged faculty.

Our small student-to-faculty ratio means that you’ll get personalized attention and mentorship from experts in your chosen field.

Creative community

Maharishi University of Management is located in Fairfield, Iowa–a welcoming, creative community with ties to the film, television, media, music, and arts industries.

You’ll be connected to community resources and experts who will work with you to make your project ideas into reality.

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Faculty profile: Stuart Tanner

“In the modern economy all companies need people with media skills. They need to communicate well with their clients, and [clients] also need a presence on the internet. There are all of these new industries that require people with Media and Communications [skills]…

…At MUM you can start your career while in college, not afterwards, [through our project-based learning approach]. Start it here, start it now.”

Stuart Tanner
Chair, Media and Communications Department