The New Media Institute

The New Media Institute (NMI) is an interdisciplinary academic unit dedicated to exploring the critical, commercial and creative dimensions of emerging technologies. The NMI is dedicated to the teaching and training of new media professionals and committed to providing non-technical students with technical skills and knowledge. The NMI brings faculty, staff, students and industry leaders of all disciplines together in an environment dedicated to exploring the applications of new media technologies. Curriculum focuses on critical investigations into the constantly changing media landscape, the development of skills to build commercial products and the creation of projects that use new media solutions to address real-world problems.

The New Media Certificate

The New Media Institute houses the University of Georgia's largest certificate program. The New Media Certificate supplements any undergraduate or graduate degree and is a credential that demonstrates a student is technowledgable: the understanding of new media technologies and their application in a chosen field. Certificate students have access to hands-on classroom environments, innovative technologies and networking opportunities that lead to J-O-B-S.

Emerging Media Master's

Grady College’s Emerging Media Master’s concentration is designed for individuals who wish to understand how to strategically manage emerging media to further personal career goals and those of their employers. The degree is designed to accommodate students from a variety of different undergraduate backgrounds and professionals from a variety of industries.

Get Involved

The New Media Institute has always been dedicated to making things work, and with your support, we can make things work better. If you’re interested in getting involved with the Institute, there are many opportunities to contribute. Support the NMI with your time by sharing your industry insights with our Digital Brown Bag class, experiencing our end-of-semester SLAM or guiding NMI efforts as a member of the advisory council. Team up with us by partnering with us on a capstone project or class initiative. Finally, to ensure certificate students are truly technowledgable, we must provide access to the latest gadgets, and you can help us! All donations go toward supporting the next generation of new media leaders by providing essential technology.