The New School

66 W 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8603

Program Details

The New School for Public Engagement offers a Master of Science degree in Media Management. The curriculum consists of 36 credits: 12 credits of required core courses, 3 credits of required production courses, 9 credits of core elective courses, 9 credits of media electives courses, and 3 credits of Thesis/Capstone.

The curriculum introduces students to management structures, strategies & methods, finance, network collaboration, Internet culture, and contemporary media practices. Furthermore, the curriculum focuses on special topics in media business and management issues. The intensive curriculum introduces students to a variety of skills and techniques, which allows them to develop their own personal style. Up to 9 credits of the general elective courses can be selected at the School for Media Studies or at a graduate program at another university, with approval of the students’ advisor. All students must complete either a thesis or a business plan. The thesis consists of a 30 page paper and the business plan focuses on a key sector of media business.

The program allows for flexibility so that students can take courses that fit their desired schedules. The faculty includes a wide variety of media scholars, industry executives, producers, designers, and directors.

Some of the required courses include: Media Management and Leadership, Media Economics, Media Practices: Concepts, and Business of Social Media. Media Management graduates should be prepared to further their careers in areas such as television, film, music, advertising, news, video gaming, and social media.

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