• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) , PA,
The MS program in Television Management at Drexel University is a two-year full-time professional degree. The Program draws from disciplines such as:  media management, communications management, media analytics, media dynamics, media law and ethics, audience measurement, media impact, entrepreneurialism as well as leadership in media enterprises and foundational business management content.

About

The Graduate Program in Television Management educates  the next generation of leaders who will manage the global television enterprises across multiple platforms and devices.

The Graduate Program in Television Management draws content from a range of cognate disciplines such as:  media management, communications management, media and society, media analytics, media dynamics, media law, media ethics, new venture planning, audience measurement, entrepreneurialism and social media, as well as the theory and practice of leadership in media enterprises and foundational business management content.

The MS program in Television Management at Drexel University provides an integrated study of business and television management, with hands-on experience as an integral part of the curriculum including team projects and simulations, multiple internships and independent research.

Features of the program include the availability of Fellowships and Graduate Assistantships, flexible scheduling with part-time and full-time options, evening classes, rolling admissions (allowing students to start in any term, including summer) as well as professional internships and employment in Philadelphia, New York, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, London, Beijing and beyond.

Philadelphia is the fourth largest US television market and home to Comcast, Center City Video, Alkemy X, broadcast network affiliates and O&O's, three public television organizations, Harmelin Media, and innovative web-streaming and specialized digital content producers and online and legacy advertrising agencies that operate in regional, national, and global environments. 

No GRE if your GPA is better than three (3.0)

Accreditation

Drexel University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Audience Measurement
  • TV Programming
  • Management of News and Sports Programming
  • Media Sales
  • The Structure of TV Organizations 
  • Media Law for Television Management
  • Media Ethics
  • Media Sales
  • Television ProductionMedia Ethics of Television Management
  • Social TV
  • The Social Impact of TV

Audience

The program is designed for newly graduated students from all disciplines and for media professionals looking to increase career prospects by growing their skill sets and obtaining a master's degree.

Lecturers

  • Albert Tedesco
  • Phil Salas
  • Michelle McHugh
  • Karfen Curry
  • Larry Epstein
  • Andrew Susskind
  • Doug Bailey
  • Rich Paleski
  • Jackie Borock
  • Perry Casciato
  • Terry Maher
  • Peter J. Bernbaum
  • Chris Blackman
  • Mary Cavallaro
  • Allen Sabinson

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
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Part-time variant
      Evening
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores, however, has not provided a recommended or minimum required 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.

  • Applicants may only apply to one program. All documents submitted by you or on your behalf in support of this application for admission to Drexel University become the property of the University
  • Please note, an application fee of $65 U.S. is required.
  • Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • No GRE if your GPA is better than three (3.0)
  • Please write approximately a 500 word essay
  • Upload your résumé as part of your admission application.
  • Two letters of recommendation are required, three are desirable.

Work Experience

None

Technological Requirements

Laptop

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    1025 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1025 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    1025 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1025 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    1025 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1025 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Part-Time General Fee: $140

Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Fellowships, assitantships and financial aid through DrexelOne.

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