The Master of Science in Media Studies at Brooklyn College at The City University of New York's curriculum examines the environments and impact of electronic media from social, political, cultural and economic perspectives.
Students gain in-depth knowledge of the television and radio industries, emerging digital media industries, media literacy, and key critical, theoretical and research perspectives on media broadly. The program prepares students to apply their education in a variety of professional positions or to continue their education by enrolling in a doctoral program.
Applicants must offer a well-rounded undergraduate record of at least a 3.0 GPA that suggests promise of success in the program. Each applicant's record is considered individually in this respect.
Applicants must submit an essay about contemporary media and society, which can be an original essay written to accompany the application, or a 5 - 10 page scholarly paper that was written as an undergraduate. Alternatively, applicants may submit a scholarly paper in any subject related to their undergraduate major. General matriculation and admission requirements of the Division of Graduate Studies are in the section "Admission."
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- Media Studies Seminar
- The Digital Media Environment
- Media and Communication History and Regulation
- Critical Analysis of Media
- Media Research Methods
- Seminar in Media Literacy
- 12 months
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DisciplinesMedia Management Media Studies & Mass Media Digital Communication View 193 other Masters in Digital Communication in United States
- Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.')
- Two letters of recommendation.
- Professional resume or CV
- Statement of purpose addressing the following two questions(1,000-1,200 words):
- Writing sample
International25650 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
National25650 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
- Local students: $5,545 / semester
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