MS in Media Management
Wagner College’s master’s program in media management produces leaders and innovators in the media industry. This multi-billion-dollar global business includes film, television, music, video games, publishing, web, mobile, and more.
By integrating theory and practice, the program provides graduates with a keen understanding of the dynamic linkage between the creative arts and the business of financing, producing, and distributing creative work. And, the MS in Media Management prepares students to manage media enterprises driven by ever-evolving technological developments and rapid globalization.
The program’s coursework will be offered at Wagner College’s Manhattan location and at the main Staten Island campus.
Wagner College’s MS in Media Management promotes its students’ success by offering classes that integrate theory and practical experience. Class sizes are limited to 12–16 bright and highly motivated students, ensuring tailored attention to each student’s interests and needs.
This 12-month program includes two field experiences – one local and one trip to the Toronto International Film Festival.
In the program, students will:
The program also includes an elective opportunity allowing students to learn first-hand how the media industry operates internationally, through trips abroad to participate in seminars and workshops with media professionals from those countries.
The program incorporates eight media classes and two business classes, totaling 30 credit hours; one internship; and two field experiences. It begins in the fall semester, continues in the spring semester, and concludes with the summer session.
Course topics include Media Venture 1 and 2: Planning, Producing, and Marketing a Media Venture; Digital Transformation; Media Law, Contract Negotiation and Drafting; Social Media Branding and Analytics; The Film, Video, and Television Industry; The Business of Music and Publishing; The Business of Video Games and Apps; Media Accounting; and Media Economics.
All prospective students must demonstrate prior exposure to media disciplines, such as through work, performances, proven avocation, or prior coursework.
Criteria for admission include undergraduate GPA, work experience, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. An interview is also required.
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CEO of IdeaBlizzard Productions, award-winning film producer, media consultant, educator, and author.
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