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Learn the skills you need to be a leader in a field you're passionate about. The New School's Master of Science program in Media Management offers you the tools, professional network, and practical experience you need to succeed in today's media industries. Whether you want to advance your career or build a new enterprise, our faculty of media experts will show you how.

Experience Matters

Keeping your knowledge and skills up-to-date as markets change and technologies advance is critical to your professional success. Our MS in Media Management degree gives you a solid foundation in the latest concepts and practices for managing traditional and emergent media platforms, including:

  • Television
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Advertising
  • Games
  • Social Media
  • New Media Platforms

Through research, critical analysis, and internships, students learn the best practices for responsible and innovative leadership in all areas of media management: production, media economics and finance, marketing, distribution, and new technology development.

Faculty of Industry Leaders

Media Management faculty members aren’t just great teachers; they are practitioners and executives at the top of their fields, from Facebook, Google, Nielsen, Condé Nast, NBC, Meredith, Universal, Pearson, and many more. These thought leaders give you unmatched access to the latest developments and key trends in media and communications.

Designed for Your Life

Create a schedule that complements your lifestyle. Study full time or part-time. Take media classes on campus in New York City or online from anywhere in the world. The degree can be completed entirely online. Classes on campus meet in the late afternoon and evening to accommodate working professionals.

The University and New York City

The New School's New York City location offers unmatched opportunities to pursue professional internships at leading media firms and to build connections in the industry and among our active community of students, faculty, and alumni.

With a commitment to personal attention and a focus on your success, the Media Management master's degree offers access to academic resources and services that include on-site production facilities, scholarly and professional conferences and events, campus housing, and lifelong career services.

Career Paths

Our graduates can 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.

Program taught in:
  • English
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Last updated October 8, 2019
This course is Online, Campus based
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