MS in Television Management Overview The online Master of Science in Television Management offers professionals advanced business expertise and insight into programming, audience analytics, media technology, finance, and more from the growing fields of television and evolving media. The converged world of television has undergone a sea change in the face of new revenue models, rapidly changing telecommunications policy, evolving technology, shifting audience loyalties, and a volatile global marketplace. This new arena requires skilled and creative professionals who possess the acumen to lead the future of content creation and delivery across all platforms and devices. This program is ideal for anyone who is passionate about media, including early to mid-career TV and media professionals, recent college graduates who seek to enter the television industry, professionals from multichannel and broadcasting companies, advertising agencies, and streaming and social media entrepreneurs. Upon graduation, students will be able to manage in television organizations at any level and to understand the new media ecology of a global and digital television landscape.Program FeaturesMS or dual MS/MBA degree optionsFaculty of experienced national media professionals in the country’s 4th largest TV market Curriculum that combines practical and academic coursework, covers management principles and programming strategies, and identifies market research best practices to prepare students for real world workOptional professional internships in Philadelphia, New York or Washington D.C.On-campus orientation prior to start of the program and a mid-program professional residency in Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, D.C. For questions, please contact:Al Tedesco Director, Paul F. Harron Graduate Program in Television Management 215.895.2180 firstname.lastname@example.orgState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Required Courses TVMN 605Foundation Seminar in TV Management3.0TVMN 610Media Law for Television Management3.0TVMN 620Audience Measurement3.0TVMN 640Media Ethics of Television Management3.0TVMN 650Structure of Television Organizations3.0TVMN 710Television Programming3.0TVMN 730Emerging TV Technology3.0TVMN 740Money and the Media3.0TVMN 790Thesis in TV Management3.0TVMN 791Thesis Completion *1.0Select two of the following:6.0TVMN 600Television Management Colloquium TVMN 630Television Production TVMN 660The Social Impact of TV TVMN 670The Art of Television TVMN 680Management of News and Sports Programming TVMN 698Special Topics in TV Mgmt TVMN 699Independent Study in TV Mgmt TVMN 700Television Practicum TVMN 720Television Organization and Operations TVMN 750Current Issues in TV Management TVMN 770Promotion and PR in the Media Required Business Courses ACCT 601Managerial Accounting3.0MGMT 652New Venture Planning3.0BUSN 505Financial Performance of the Firm - Accounting1.5BUSN 506Financial Performance of the Firm - Finance1.5BUSN 507Essentials of Economics I1.5BUSN 508Essentials of Economics II1.5MKTG 601Marketing Strategy & Planning3.0Total Credits49.0*TVMN 791 is repeatable for credit, at .5 credits per quarter, as needed for thesis completion. You must enroll for a minimum of 2 quarters.View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or aboveGRE test scores may be required for applicants with less than a 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPARequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendation (professional references preferred)Personal statement (500 words) that addresses: Why do you want to pursue a graduate degree in television management at Drexel?What do you consider to be the most important problem facing the television industry today, and how will it affect the industry you will manage in the future?What are the short-term and long-term plans for your career in the television industry, and how will a degree in television management at Drexel further those objectives?What was the topic of the best research paper you ever wrote as an undergraduate, and why was it the best? You may submit it if you choose.ResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1192 per credit. This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2016 September 19, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 10, 2016 Winter 2017 January 9, 2017 March 18, 2017 March 20, 2017 March 25, 2017 Spring 2017 April 3, 2017 June 10, 2017 June 12, 2017 June 16, 2017 Summer 2017 June 26, 2017 September 2, 2017 September 5, 2017 September 9, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Television Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.