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Emerson College is a small, private college located in the heart of Boston, along the Boston Common. Emerson is focused on communication, journalism, the arts, film, civic engagement through media, and broadcast media. Notable alumni include Jay Leno, Henry Winkler and Norman Lear,

Summer Programs at Emerson College

Communication Disorders Institute is an introduction to the field of Speech-Language Pathology with topics in typical/atypical development, voice, fluency, deafness, stroke, traumatic brain injury and dementia.

Pre-College Studio programs are non-credit, five-week, rigorous classes in the art of acting, musical theatre, stage design, filmmaking or creative writing.

The Summer Journalism Institute for High School Students is a two-week intensive program taught in a state-of-the-art journalism lab.

Political Communication Program explores American politics and its relationship with communication. Crisis management, public policy, media relations, speechwriting, campaigning, political reporting and more are considered in this two-week program.

Emerson Summer Programs are offered on a residential or commuter basis.


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Day* - Tuition and sometimes meals
Stay** - Tuition, housing, and generally meals
Program Name Dates Day* Stay**
Communication Disorders Institute
(Premed,Communication Disorder)
(Premed,Communication Disorder)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 07/16/17 $1,495 $1,995
Political Communication Program
(Leadership,Political Science)
(Leadership,Political Science)
Boston, MA
07/23/17 to 08/04/17 $3,204 $5,181
Pre-College Studio: Acting
(Acting)
(Acting)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 08/13/17 $4,520 $7,815
Pre-College Studio: Creative Writers Workshop
(Creative Writing)
(Creative Writing)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 08/13/17 $3,236 $6,531
Pre-College Studio: Filmmakers Studio
(Filmmaking)
(Filmmaking)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 08/13/17 $4,306 $7,601
Pre-College Studio: Musical Theatre
(Musical Theater)
(Musical Theater)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 08/13/17 $4,627 $7,922
Pre-College Studio: Stage Design
(Art,Theater)
(Art,Theater)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 08/13/17 $3,236 $6,531
Summer Journalism Institute
(Journalism)
(Journalism)
Boston, MA
07/09/17 to 07/28/17 $3,204 $3,204