With programs in acting, communication, digital and social media, graphic design, film studies, journalism, musical theatre and more, Rider’s School of Communication, Media and Performing Arts will prepare you to excel in whichever medium excites you. Our interdisciplinary coursework offers extensive opportunities for hands-on learning while helping you to develop the diverse range of skills necessary to enter the ever-evolving creative industries.
The media labs at Rider are home to some of the most advanced software and equipment in the industry, and we encourage you to take full advantage of our studios to bring your vision to life.
Performance venues and facilities
Learn, practice and master your craft with opportunities to work in our professional studios, performance and rehearsal spaces, and production facilities.
Faculty and departments
Students in the School of Communication, Media and Performing Arts are surrounded by accomplished industry professionals who use their expertise and experience to support student development and drive successful outcomes.
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In the College of Arts and Sciences, you’ll be academically challenged, inspired to discover your passions and follow your interests, and cultivate skills to become a leader in your field. There are so many possibilities ahead. All you have to do is take the first step with us.