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Television & Media Management 

Drexel University

Master On Campus Online
12 months
1088 USD/credit
1088 USD/credit
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The Paul F. Harron Graduate Program in Television & Media Management at Drexel University offers two graduate study options: the Master of Science in Television & Media Management and dual MS/MBA. Both options are available online or on campus and prepare students for their next step in a demanding and fulfilling career in television and media management.

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Today's television and media businesses reside within one of the most competitive, complex and fastest growing industries in the world. This has created new opportunities for those who can creatively manage growing business challenges and who can develop innovative strategies to address rapidly evolving technological and consumer trends. 

Students in the Television & Media Management program receive hands-on management experience through opportunities and internships at networks, media marketing and advertising firms, Internet start-ups, independent production companies and a range of video program distributors. Courses are taught by television and media management professionals who work in the field today and evolve their curriculum to ensure students are engaged with the latest industry practices and technology.

Two Graduate Studies Options for Television & Media Management

The stand-alone program in Television and Media Management at Drexel University offers a solid grounding in business management and specialized courses in the management of the broader television and media industry. The dual MS/MBA option, offered jointly with the LeBow College of Business, allows students to integrate more business course content with the management practices of television and media, and provides graduates the advantages of also earning the renowned Drexel MBA.

Both the MS and MS/MBA are offered on campus and 100% online.

Programme Structure

Core themes

  • Media Analytics and Research Methods: The television industry runs on numbers and needs new entrants who can understand the “audience” on multiple levels using myriad metrics that measure activity across multiple platforms
  • TV Industry Structure, Dynamics and Leadership
  • Production, Programming and Distribution Strategy: The essential interplay among talent, creatives, packagers and those who distribute content across platforms is at the center of today’s transformative streaming media revolution and the disruption of legacy television networks it portends
  • Technology and Regulation: Rapid, complex and costly technological change is a central driver in the evolving media ecosystem as is the regulatory, policy and ethical environment that controls TV business domestically and across the globe

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university and must have obtained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. Students with less than an 3.0 GPA may be required to take the GRE examination. Work experience in the field of television is considered as well.
  • Students in good standing who have completed 49.0 required course credits for the MS are eligible to apply for the dual MS/MBA and must meet the requirements of the LeBow College of Business for enrollment. Students in the dual MS/MBA program must complete all requirements for both degrees before either degree can be awarded.

Technological requirements

Laptop with internet connection required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1088 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1088 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1088 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1088 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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