Why a Loras College Media Studies Major?


You will simply NOT find another small college that offers more quality, breadth and depth of study in the media field. We prioritize our student's opportunity to learn BY DOING on day 1, NOT year 3 or 4. We set the bar high and challenge you to push further than you've dreamed and that’s why Loras students succeed.




Media Studies majors have something to say.  Whether it be through a film, documentary, newscast, commercial, live sports broadcast, or an animation...Loras Media Studies students seek to bring their creative, storytelling talents to the world.  Quite literally.  Consider that in just the past few years, we've:
  • Produced documentary films in China and Germany
  • Made a travel show in Paris and throughout northern France
  • Consistently won Best Newscast and Best Sportscast amongst all colleges/universities in Iowa
  • Created a powerful educational film in Haiti
  • Written and directed narrative short films on the Gulf Coast
  • Reported on the impact of service from Honduras
  • Won more broadcast journalism awards than any other college/university in Iowa by a wide margin
  • Covered Presidential inaugurations in Washington, D.C.
  • And so much more!
HALLMARKS OF OUR PROGRAM
  • Extremely high job placement rate.
  • Proven track record of success.
  • Innovative curriculum.
  • Hands on, experiential learning.
  • Award-winning faculty.
  • Breadth and depth of learning experiences other colleges can't match.
  • Tremendous internships.
  • State of the art facilities, including Digital Media Lab and HD studio.
  • Creative, critical thinking development.
  • Consistently the most award-winning program in the state.
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