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Media Management, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #561 (QS) New York City, NY, United States
The Media Management program of The New School provides a strong foundation of management principles and leadership skills for business professionals working or expecting to find work in the ever-changing global media landscape.
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Overview

The Media Management program of The New School includes courses in industry perspectives, management and leadership, media economics, information technologies, competitive strategies, and corporate responsibility, and specialized classes in the businesses of film, music, and social media. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Program Highlights

In-demand Skills

Gain valuable experience in analyzing business issues, writing case studies, and working on group projects.

Learn from Leaders

Be mentored by our distinguished faculty of media managers and build networks with peers in the industry.

University-Wide Community

Benefit from resources, networks, and faculty connected to management and entrepreneurship throughout the university.

Diverse Student Backgrounds

Collaborate with classmates from all walks of life with varied educational and professional experience in communications and media fields.

Career Paths

Certificate holders are prepared to work on the management side of communications industries, in areas including production management, technology development, marketing, consulting, and entrepreneurship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Media Management and Leadership
  • Media, Corporate Responsibility and the Law
  • Market Research for Media Managers
  • Media Sales and Sales Management
  • Media Ethics
  • Managing Innovation in Media

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Fall Priority Deadline: January 15
    • Spring Non-degree and Readmit Deadline: November 15
  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    12 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

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:

    92

    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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General Requirements

  • Applicants are required to apply online using The New School’s Online Application
  • The application fee is $50. The fee is paid through the online application and is non-refundable
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Résumé
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample (Strongly Encouraged)
  • Creative Sample (Optional)
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1625 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1625 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1625 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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