36 Credits*
3 Semesters
12 Months

Enrollment Options

Full-time / Part-time

Classes Offered

Onsite / Hybrid

* The MBA in Media Management (MBA -MDM) at Metropolitan College of New York, effective Spring 2024 semester, is now a 36 credit MBA – MDM for new applicants. Students currently enrolled in the MBA – MDM 45 credit program may request an evaluation to transfer from the 45 credit MBA – MDM to the 36 credit MBA – MDM if they wish. Please contact the registrar’s office (registrar@mcny.edu) for additional information.

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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.

The quality of our learning programs is globally accredited with recognition from the Accreditation Council of Business and Programs (ACBSP), a long-standing and highly recognized global accreditation organization.

Program Tuition and Application Requirements

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.

MCNY School for Business Presents:

Current Global Economic Outlook and Prospects

The School for Business International Conference is designed to provide the MCNY students direct exposure to the global business environment focusing on Macro Economic growth and related challenges and opportunities. The conference is open to entire MCNY community and alumni. The virtual sessions are moderated by Dr. Setareh Sharif.

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This Degree is Practical

Graduates of our program go on to a variety of exciting careers. They find jobs in directing and producing movies, television, and web series, in digital marketing, data analytics, advertising, talent management, content creation and curation, promotions and public relations, marketing and sales, music promotion and production entertainment finance and accounting, or pursue entrepreneurial dreams and start their own media-related companies.

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