• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Whether you want to advance your media career or build a new enterprise, our faculty of industry experts will give you a solid foundation in the latest concepts and practices for managing traditional and emergent media platforms.

Students in Master of Science in Media Management from The New School are:

  • Multitalented managers and makers: They want to combine advanced business and leadership capacities with creative media-making and production skills.
  • Changemakers: These socially responsible, ethical professionals are committed to using media to make a positive impact on the world.
  • Diverse media leaders: Our students come from diverse backgrounds and from groups that have historically been underrepresented in the media industry.
  • International students: More than a third of those enrolled in our program come from outside of the United States, bringing varied cultural insights to the classroom.
  • Through research, critical analysis, and internships, students learn the best practices for responsible and innovative leadership in all areas of media management.

Career

Our graduates can pursue their passions in many areas, including production, marketing, and business management for TV, film, radio, and digital media; branding and advertising; and media administration for commercial and nonprofit organizations.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Management and Leadership
  • Media Economics
  • Media Ethics (or New Media Ethics)
  • Media Design
  • Media Practices: Time-Based

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Recommendation Letters
  • Personal Essays
  • Writing Sample
  • Résumé
  • Tests and Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1625 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1625 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based partial scholarships. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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