The NMHU Department of Media Arts & Technology offers a rigorous academic program with four emphasis areas: design, photography, videography, and multimedia/interactivity. Students have the option to pursue a BFA in their chosen emphasis area, or a BA in Media Arts.

An undergraduate and graduate program in Software Systems Design (SSD) covers programming concepts and syntax across major languages. Students combine media arts with courses in mobile app development or game design.

The department also offers an MFA in Cultural Technology (MFACT)