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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Media studies are quite diverse, and may cover a variety of areas such as media production and analysis and media business. Topics may include design, marketing strategies, digital video production, research and media history.

 

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media

Cornell Tech
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Chelsea

This first-of-its-kind degree, developed with input from tech-driven companies like Facebook and The New York Times, puts you at the intersection of technology, human psychology and cognition, and entrepreneurship. [+]

Best Masters in Media in USA 2017. Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media DEGREE:MS INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CORNELL) & MS APPLIED INFORMATION SCIENCE (TECHNION) Digital devices and platforms have transformed the way we interact with the world, becoming an important and increasingly necessary part of how we work, learn, shop, communicate—even drive. Yet the utility of connective media has yet to be fully realized, and the ways we interact with them are undergoing constant innovation. The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media, offered through the Jacobs Techion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech, will prepare you to thrive in this dynamic intersection of the human and the technical. Learn Where the Digital and the Human Interact The first degree of its kind in the world, the Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media educates a new generation of human-centric software engineers, new product developers, and technical user experience specialists by drawing on the disciplines of computer science, engineering, sociology, psychology, business, and design. The program was designed with input from such tech-driven companies as Twitter, Facebook and The New York Times. Its hands-on, two-year curriculum is centered on computer science and engineering, the human and social impacts of technology, and entrepreneurship. Working in cross-functional teams with classmates from across Cornell Tech's diverse student body, you'll solve problems for real clients during Product Studio and develop your own business in the Startup Studio. In between, you'll complete a Specialization Project, an extensive exploration of a topic of your choosing. In addition to excellent technical skills and a profound understanding of the human aspects of technology, you'll graduate with the experience, confidence, and professional network you need to fast-track your career in this exciting and ever-changing field. Who Should Apply? The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media is open to ambitious students with a strong academic background in science or engineering, a fascination with people-driven technologies, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. If you don't have a strong academic background in science or engineering, we'll take into account significant personal or professional experience in programming or mathematics. Topics Covered Machine Learning Computer Security & Privacy NLP Systems (Computer) Data Science Computer Vision HCI Psychology and Sociology Aspects of Tech Ethics, Values, Law and Policy of Tech User-centered Design FEATURED COURSE Psychological and Social Aspects of Connective Media Credits 3.00 This course explores the behavioral foundations of communication technology and the information sciences, and the ways in which theories and methods from the behavioral sciences play a role in understanding people’s use of, access to and interactions with information and communication technologies. Multiple levels of analysis—individual, small group, and larger collectives—will be included, along with multiple disciplinary perspectives. Course topics will include: introduction to behavioral research methods; principles of human perception and cognition; cognitive perspectives on design, attention and memory; emotion/affect; psychological theories of language use and self-presentation in computer-mediated communication; social psychological perspectives on coordination and group work (digital interaction), organizational science theories of social ties and relationships; user motivation, persuasion. Methodological topics will include the design of lab and field experiments, survey studies, and field observations, common statistical techniques used in the behavioral sciences and how to interpret them, and strategies for reporting results from behavioral science studies. Careers in the Field Software Developer Product Manager Data Scientist Technical User Experience Specialist Startup Founder or CTO Curriculum The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Connective Media curriculum mixes coursework and project work to provide you with a strong technical background that focuses on innovation, product development, human involvement and social aspects present throughout the tech world. In an educational innovation unique to Cornell Tech, you'll also participate in an immersive Studio experience, in which you'll develop your team-building and leadership skills while developing a new product idea in response to the strategic needs of a real organization and create your own startup. What Your Schedule Might Look Like In your first fall semester, you’ll take required and elective classroom courses in the mornings. You’ll spend afternoons working on team-based projects in Product Studio and Startup Ideas and learn firsthand from industry leaders in Conversations in the Studio. In your first spring semester, you’ll continue taking required and elective classroom courses and begin work on your two-semester, deeply technical Specialization Project. In your second fall semester, you’ll continue taking required and elective classroom courses and finish work on your Specialization Project. In your final spring semester, you’ll spend your mornings on required and elective classroom courses. In the afternoons, you’ll pursue team-based projects in Startup Studio and Product Management and continue to attend Conversations in the Studio. Master of Science in Information Systems Connective Media and Health Tech Application Timeline Cornell Tech offers three application rounds. The 2016-2017 application deadlines are as follows: Round 1 - October 3, 2016 Round 2 - January 20, 2017 Round 3 - March 3, 2017 Scholarship Decision: All admitted candidates will be considered for a limited number of merit-based scholarships based on the strength of your admission application. Application Requirements To be considered, all applicants must provide the following in their online application: Résumé You must submit a current résumé along with your application. With the use of LinkedIn, you will have the option to auto-populate the employment and education information listed within your application. Please note, any information that is auto-populated from LinkedIn can be edited. Personal Statement Here at Cornell Tech, you will be part of an environment where creativity, technical depth and leadership share seats at the table. We value expressions of who you are and what you add to this formula. Please submit a one- to two-page statement that describes your interest in this program. Your submission should highlight personal experiences that demonstrate your creativity, leadership and technical abilities. In particular, feel free to elaborate on technical projects you have completed, their creative and technical aspects; any entrepreneurial or leadership experiences; your professional career goals; the benefit you envision being part of the tech ecosystem in New York City; and, why this program is the one for you. Two Recommendations Recommenders should be faculty members, supervisors or other individuals who know you professionally and have seen you play a major role in substantial projects. Recommendations must be submitted online. GRE The GRE is required for admission to the Master of Science in Information Systems programs. All official test scores should be reported directly to Cornell University. The GRE institution code for Cornell is 2098. Please be consistent in the spelling of your name on both your application and test score report. Transcripts Transcripts from each previously-attended college or university are required and must be uploaded online with the application. Admitted students will be required to submit an official transcript directly to the Cornell Graduate School prior to matriculation. Application Fee A nonrefundable application fee of $95 must be submitted with the online application. International Applicants Transcripts In addition to the aforementioned program requirements listed, international applicants must provide a certified English translation of transcripts if the original language is not English. Successful international applicants will have received a baccalaureate degree from a college or university of recognized standing. TOEFL Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in the English language by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Official TOEFL scores must be sent to the Cornell University Graduate School. The institution code is 2098. Cornell’s official minimum sub-scores for each element of the TOEFL are as follows: Writing: 20 Reading 20 Listening 15 Speaking 22 The TOEFL requirement may be waived if the applicant meets at least one of these criteria: Is a native citizen of the United States, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand or the United Kingdom. Has studied in full-time status for at least two academic years within the last five years in the United States, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, or with English language instruction in Canada or South Africa. You must submit a transcript that shows you have attended college in one of these approved locations. [-]

Master in Motion Media Design

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

Find a global audience for your motion media designs at SCAD. Recently, our students created the opening visual for the Super Bowl — the most-viewed television broadcast in U.S. history. More experiences just like these await you here, as do countless opportunities to interact with visiting experts, study under a staff of motion media masterminds and be recruited by the world's biggest brands. [+]

Put your career in motion media into full effect Find a global audience for your motion media designs at SCAD. Recently, our students created the opening visual for the Super Bowl — the most-viewed television broadcast in U.S. history. More experiences just like these await you here, as do countless opportunities to interact with visiting experts, study under a staff of motion media masterminds and be recruited by the world's biggest brands. You’ll land your dream job with the power of the world's first specialized degree program in motion media design behind you. M.A. in motion media design Available at: - Savannah - eLearning MOME 501 Screen Design and Typography* MOME 502 Motion Analysis and Application* MOME 503 Motion Media Context and Application* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration† MOME 705 Visualization and Concept Storyboarding MOME 709 Motion Media Cinematography and Editing MOME 729 Dynamic Typography MOME 748 Motion Media Design M.A. Final Project SFDM 719 Media Theory and Application SFDM 721 Studio Business Practice — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level MOME elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in motion media design Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah - eLearning MOME 501 Screen Design and Typography* MOME 502 Motion Analysis and Application* MOME 503 Motion Media Context and Application* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CLC 580 Collaboration† MOME 705 Visualization and Concept Storyboarding MOME 709 Motion Media Cinematography and Editing MOME 729 Dynamic Typography MOME 735 Motion Media Design Studio I: Thesis Preproduction MOME 749 Motion Media Design Portfolio MOME 775 Motion Media Design Studio II: Thesis Development MOME 779F Graduate Field Internship‡ MOME 779T Graduate Teaching Internship‡ MOME 790 Motion Media Design M.F.A. Thesis SFDM 719 Media Theory and Application SFDM 721 Studio Business Practice — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective† — 700-level ANIM, DWRI, FILM, ITGM, MOME, PERF, PROD, SFDM, SNDS, THED or VSFX elective — 700-level MOME elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 90 hours* Careers in motion media design Become a motion media designer. Become a production designer. Become a commercial designer. SCAD students are actively recruited by today’s powerhouse companies, including Apple, CNN, DIGITALKITCHEN, ESPN, FOX Sports, Industrial Light & Magic, MTV, NBC Sports, Showtime Networks, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Turner Broadcasting and The Weather Channel. Launch your career as a professional: Broadcast designer Editor Commercial designer Creative director Art director Motion media designer Motion media producer Production artist/graphic animator Production designer And get recruited and hired by the best of the best: AMC Networks Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Bento Box Entertainment ILM Industrial Light & Magic Invisible Children One Bead Participant Media Psyop [-]

Master in Film and Television

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Atlanta

As a student of film and television at SCAD, you'll acquire diverse technical skills, center yourself as a solid creative and step seamlessly into your professional film career. Our students benefit from an immersive experience in the full spectrum of production roles and responsibilities, focusing on advanced study and practice in both the technical and conceptual aspects of filmmaking. [+]

Best Masters in Media in USA 2017. Film, television and the art of entertainment As a student of film and television at SCAD, you'll acquire diverse technical skills, center yourself as a solid creative and step seamlessly into your professional film career. Our students benefit from an immersive experience in the full spectrum of production roles and responsibilities, focusing on advanced study and practice in both the technical and conceptual aspects of filmmaking. Become a visual storyteller, a multimedia artist and a creative communicator who is fully prepared to step into the professional studio — even before you graduate. M.A. in film and television Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah FILM 501 Technical Elements of Film Production* FILM 502 Conceptual Elements of Film Production* FILM 503 Practical Elements of Film Production* CINE 705 Cinema in Context: From the Fairground to the French New Wave FILM 710 Film and Digital Media Production Technology FILM 717 Postproduction FILM 747 Graduate Seminar in Film and Television FILM 748 Film and Television M.A. Final Project SNDS 701 Sound Design for Film and Video — Directed elective† — Directed elective† — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 45 hours* M.F.A. in film and television Available at: - Atlanta - Savannah FILM 501 Technical Elements of Film Production* FILM 502 Conceptual Elements of Film Production* FILM 503 Practical Elements of Film Production* ARTH 701 Contemporary Art CINE 705 Cinema in Context: From the Fairground to the French New Wave CINE 737 Graduate Seminar in Cinema Studies† FILM 704 Producing for Film and Television FILM 707 Screenwriting FILM 710 Film and Digital Media Production Technology FILM 717 Postproduction FILM 729 Directing for Film and Television FILM 732 Field Production FILM 747 Graduate Seminar in Film and Television† FILM 770 Film and Television Professional Development FILM 779F Graduate Field Internship‡ FILM 779T Graduate Teaching Internship‡ FILM 787 Film and Television M.F.A. Thesis Preproduction FILM 790 Film and Television M.F.A. Thesis SNDS 701 Sound Design for Film and Video — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective — 500- to 700-level elective Total course of study: 90 hours* Careers in film and television Become a producer. Become a camera operator. Become a film or video editor, a cinematographer, or a videographer. Creating a film or television program is an enormous, collaborative process, and our students know how to wear as many hats as the industry offers. Launch your career as a professional: Producer Camera operator Cinematographer D.I.T. (Digital image technician) Documentary filmmaker Film/video editor Music video director Art director Videographer And get recruited and hired by the best of the best: A&E CBS Facebook HBO MTV National Geographic Nickelodeon Turner Broadcasting System Tyler Perry Studios [-]

Master of Fine Arts in Film and TV production

Loyola Marymount University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the home of the film and television industry, and LMU is in the heart of it all. Our students build relationships with Hollywood professionals and learn the art and science of the industry alongside those who are doing it right now. Proximity means access, and all the major studios are within a half-hour of campus. Plus, the whole town is involved in one way or another. [+]

The LMU School of Film and Television is a premier center for master visual storytelling grounded in humanism, innovation and diversity. The MFA degree is based on a professional academic program and designed to foster original and creative work in film and television production and writing. The emphasis of the three-year, portfolio-based programs is on understanding and mastering visual storytelling in an atmosphere that allows students to explore and express their ideas with ever-increasing creative and technical skills. Graduates leave the school industry-and festival- ready. Students earn an MFA in one of the three areas of emphasis: The Writing and Producing for Television program prepares students for a professional career in the television industry. Small class sizes (each cohort is a maximum of eight) facilitate close collaboration among students in a non-competitive, workshop environment. In this unique program, LMU’s graduates leave with a portfolio of pilots and a webisode or trailer for a series they will write and produce. The Screenwriting program teaches students how to think like a screenwriter through a progression of rigorous classes, constantly updated to ensure relevance in an evolving industry. Writers graduate with a minimum of three polished feature screenplays and two television scripts; they also leave with a solid understanding of the industry and the business skills necessary to succeed. In the Film & Television Producing program, students gain experience in the crafts of filmmaking – writing, directing, producing, cinematography, editing and sound design – with an emphasis on experiential learning. Students can stress fiction or documentary production, and are encouraged to explore both. They are required to shoot three films during their studies, including their thesis film. The Production MFA emphasizes experiential learning and small class size. This facilitates hundreds of hours on two dedicated production stages and in fully furnished scene and prop shops. And you’ll get plenty of practice on advanced lighting and grip equipment and Red and Canon C300 digital cameras. You’ll expand your production skills working one-on-one with faculty–who are also industry specialists–and learn from visiting instructors who have included visual effects supervisor Richard Taylor (The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, District 9) and producer Paula Wagner (Jack Reacher, Mission: Impossible III). The school’s tapeless orientation eases post-production. Your work is saved to a central server so you can call up your project from any computer station at any stage, and then screen your finished film in Mayer Theater. You’ll come into the graduate program in Film & Television Production with some expertise, an idea of your creative identity and a growing professional network. You will exit transformed–and ready to start your career. [-]