School of Media Studies at The New School
Why you should consider this program
The Master of Arts program in Media Studies offers an interdisciplinary curriculum in media theory, design, and practice with an emphasis on the production of video, audio, and Web-based media. Students gain experience in creative media making, critical analysis and reflection, and entrepreneurialism and management - guided by a faculty that includes noted filmmakers, researchers, designers, and scholars. Designed to accommodate working students, this flexible program enables you to study full-time or part-time, onsite in New York, or online from anywhere. Part of the School of Media Studies (SMS) at The New School, the graduate program in Media Studies reflects the university's historical commitment to progressive education, an activist orientation, and the advancement of global perspectives.
The New School's Master of Science program in Media Management offers students the tools, professional network, and practical experience they need to succeed in today's media industries. Our MS in Media Management degree gives students a solid foundation in the latest concepts and practices for managing traditional and emergent media platforms, including: television, movies, music, advertising, games, social media, and transmedia storytelling. Graduates pursue their passions in many areas, including production, marketing, and business management for TV, film, radio, and Internet-based media; branding, advertising, and social media marketing; and media administration for commercial and nonprofit organizations.
Benefits for Coverdell Fellows
|Tuition/fees for Complete Program||Value of Coverdell Fellowship||Net cost *|
|In state||$ 58,890||$ 14,722||$ 44,168|
|Out of state||$ 58,890||$ 14,722||$ 44,168|
Where the cost savings value of the Coverdell Fellowship comes from
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Other benefits or opportunities
Annual cost of living (estimated)
Application fee waived?Yes
Jobs for program alumni
Full time 2 academic years; part time three to 3.5 years
Applicants must have a bachelor degree (Or a US equivalent) from an accredited institution.
Applications consist of transcripts from previous graduate and/or undergraduate study, 2 letters of recommendation, a statement of purpose and a description of service. Applications are evaluated based on stated career goals, moral commitment, community involvement, and academic achievement. A decision to admit is based on the committee's belief in your potential to successfully complete an advanced degree. As part of the admission process, your statement of purpose and letters of recommendation are carefully reviewed for evidence of interpersonal skills, maturity, and leadership potential, among other qualities.
The spring semester starts in the third week of January and the fall semester starts at the end of August.
- Online degree program
Both degrees can be completed entirely online. In addition, our onsite courses are primarily held once a week in the evenings to cater to working adults
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