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Media Studies and Production

Temple University

12 months
1441 USD/credit 51876 USD/year
1441 USD/credit 51876 USD/year
1078 USD/credit 38808 USD/year
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The master's program in Media Studies and Production at Temple University provides graduate students with both scholarly and professional training. 

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Many students of the Media Studies and Production program at Temple University concentrate wholly on the department's scholarly curriculum as excellent preparation for doctoral training. Others desire professional media training. This may involve preparation for a number of career options, including corporate communication, marketing and research, mass media and new media production, media management, and media publicity and advertising.

Areas of Specialization: The program offers two concentrations:

  • Communication Scholarship, which covers the history, economics, law, regulation, and policy pertaining to broadcast, cable, and new technology industries in both national and international contexts; social processes such as the psychology, sociology, cultural study, and politics of both media and communications technology, particularly in terms of their impact on everyday life; and the analysis of the behavior and management of communications systems, particularly in terms of the media and telecommunication industries and institutions.
  • Media Production and Business, which covers TV, radio, computer, and multimedia production; corporate communications; media management, marketing, and research; and media publicity and advertising.

Future Career

 Given that all institutions engage with media in today’s society, graduates find positions in academia, the corporate sector, government/public service, nonprofit organizations, and private media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Concepts
  • Communication Research Methods
  • Masters Colloquium
  • Media Institutions
  • Media Technology and Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Statement of Goals: In approximately 1,000 words
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current professional resume or curriculum vitae is required.
  • Writing Sample/Production Portfolio
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1441 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    38808 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1078 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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