The New School
Master of Science in Media Management
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.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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