45 Credits
3 Semesters
12 Months

Enrollment Options

Full-time / Part-time

Classes Offered

Onsite / Hybrid

The MBA Media Management program will not be registering students for Summer 2021.

The MBA in Media Management program at Metropolitan College of New York is designed to give you the business skills, management tools, adaptability, entrepreneurial mindset, and experience to be at the forefront of emerging media trends. Navigate industry challenges and successfully create new ventures and lead media companies into the future and beyond, with a commitment to moving seamlessly into the constantly shifting media landscape.

Through our Purpose Centered Education model, students are provided with the media industry-specific business skills and knowledge they need to facilitate the creation of their own individualized business for hands on, real world experiential learning. In this program, you will obtain core MBA level business competencies through the lens of the various media industries and puts them on the path of their choice to achieve their corporate or entrepreneurial goals.

With our mission, we provide the business competences, the media-specific competencies, and conversations about social justice and how all this impacts society, but especially communities of color and marginalized communities. This program will help you make a real impact, right now.

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Program Tuition and Application Requirements

The following rates are for the Summer 2021-Spring 2022 academic year. You can find more detail about our tuition and fees, or get an estimate on your cost of attendance using our Net Price Calculator.

MBA in Media Management Tuition $976.00 Per Credit
Fees and Related Expenses
Graduate College Fee $395.00 Per Semester
Prior Learning Assessment $150.00 Per Course
MS Project Management Fee $78.00 Per Course
Replacement Student ID $10.00 Per Replacement
Returned Check Fee $40.00 Per Returned Check
Transcript Fee $8.25 Per Transcript

Metropolitan College of New York requires graduate applicants to possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Some graduate applicants may need to complete an interview with their program dean/program director after their admissions documents are received.

To be considered for graduate admission, you must submit:

  • A Completed Application for Admission
  • Official Transcripts
    • Sent directly to MCNY from all undergraduate or graduate institutions attended.
    • International transcripts must be evaluated by an evaluation agency accredited by NACES.
    • Two Professional Letters of Recommendation
  • Two Professional Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
    • A 350–500-word essay describing the applicant’s career goals as a project manager.

Application Deadline

You can submit your application at any time. Metropolitan College of New York accepts students on a rolling admission basis for three semesters per year: fall (September), spring (January), and summer (May). International applicants should note specific application deadlines.


Readmission is the process for previously enrolled MCNY students who have not been enrolled for at minimum three consecutive semesters. Students must be readmitted into the college to continue their education at MCNY. 162 Readmit students must reapply for admission through our online application. If you have attended classes at another college or university in the interim, official transcripts must be sent from each institution attended. If you have previously attended MCNY, you must clear all Stops/Holds before being registered for classes.

Application Deadlines for International Students

  • Fall (September) Admission: August 1 Deadline
  • Spring (January) Admission: December 1 Deadline
  • Summer (May) Admission: April 1 Deadline

MCNY requires the following for all international applicants in addition to the undergraduate and graduate application requirements:

  • Personal Statement or Essay
    • Submit one statement or essay, 350 to 500 words long, describing your interest in pursuing undergraduate study at Metropolitan College of New York
  • Reference Letter(s)
    • Undergraduate (Associates or Bachelor’s) Applicants: One letter of reference from the school guidance counselor or headmaster, English teacher, or a community member from a club or service organization in which the applicant has been involved. These are included in the MCNY International Student Application. Letters submitted on official school letterhead may be substituted in lieu of the official MCNY form
    • Graduate Student Applicants: Required to submit two professional letters of recommendation
  • Academic Transcript(s)
    • Submit original or certified copies of transcripts translated into English and listing individual courses including types, numbers, and grades received are required. High school diplomas will not be accepted without an accompanying high school transcript.
    • GPA of 2.5 or higher for undergraduate admission consideration.
  • Transcript Evaluations
    • International academic transcripts must be evaluated by any one of our NACES approved/affiliated transcript evaluators: Education Credential Evaluators (ECE); World Education Services (WES); or a NACES approved/affiliated transcript evaluator. Completed official transcript evaluations should be forwarded to the MCNY Admissions Office.
    • Academic Transcripts from secondary schools or high schools outside of the United States require a general evaluation.
    • Academic Transcripts from colleges or universities outside the US require a course-by-course evaluation.
  • English Language Proficiency Requirements
    Only one of the below-mentioned tests, that meets the minimum requirements for admission, is necessary. Official scores of the TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson, ACT, SAT, and LSI, Kaplan or ELS course completion must be sent directly to MCNY from the test administration site. In most cases, MCNY will allow certified copies stamped by a high school counselor, high school administrator, or academic advisor. CEEB: 4802/TOEFL School Code: 2509Complete one of the following:

    • TOEFL Scores – IbT (75 or above) or PbT (537 or above)
    • IELTS – Academic band score of 5.5 or higher o Pearson – PTE score of 50 or better
    • LSI – Completion of Advance Level English course (recommendation letter from language instructor required)
    • ELS – Completion of ELS Language Center course of 112 or higher
    • Kaplan International – Completion of an Advance Level English course (recommendation from language instructor required)
    • Manhattan Language – Completion of an Advance Level English course (recommendation from language instructor required)
    • Rennert Language – Completion of an Advance Level English course (recommendation from language instructor required) 160
    • ACT or SAT – MCNY will accept an ACT composite score of 18 or above or an SAT score of 860. The SAT score is a combined score of the Critical Reading and Math portions of the exam. The Critical Reading portion by itself should be no less than 430.
    • MCNY Accuplacer: For students already in New York City, the Accuplacer examination to meet the English Language Proficiency Requirements is available. Students will need to achieve a minimum of 60 on the Reading section and a minimum score of 65 on the sentence skills portion of the examination.
    • Transcript Evaluation: International applicants with official transcripts from an accredited high school, secondary school, college, or university within the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, or Australia that verify high school diploma, secondary school diploma, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or doctoral degree completion are exempt from English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Real-World Skills You’ll Learn in this Program

  • Learn how to develop strategies to successfully manage and exploit traditional media, like television, film or music, as well as “New” Media, like social, mobile, or Virtual media and Apps.

  • Hands-on event planning and networking with faculty, alumni and other business leaders.

  • Develop a Constructive Action, which is a comprehensive Business and Marketing Plan with a detailed outline for implementing your own entrepreneurial or “intrapreneurial” venture

  • Explore the impact of media on promoting social justice and community empowerment.

This Degree is Practical

MCNY MBA media graduates go on to a variety of exciting careers. They find jobs in movies, directing and producing television and web series, digital marketing, acting, tech, as social media influencers and app creators, designing SEO & Adwords campaigns, becoming experts in data analytics, advertising, managing artists, content creation and curation, working in public relations, marketing and sales, cutting records, working as a music producers and promoters, publishing and representing actors, musicians, writers and other creative artists.

International Field Study

  • Apply your MBA skills and knowledge in an international setting.

  • Work in a group setting within a multicultural global context.
  • Gain hands-on, practical experience solving real business issues and challenges.

This intensive 10-day study abroad component of our MBA curriculum is an action-oriented immersive experience that is included with your program tuition! During past study abroad trips, students have traveled to Zurich, London, Frankfurt, and Paris.

This intensive is designed to provide a chance to work collaboratively in a pan-cultural environment and to better understand the factors to consider when creating an international strategy for an organization or business.

International field studies are be postponed due to COVID-19 complications with travel.
2015 MCNY MBA Field Study trip to Frankfurt and London

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