B.A. On Campus

Media Production

William Paterson University of New Jersey

48 months
17868 USD/year
17868 USD/year
9996 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of Communication provides opportunities for degrees at the BA and MA level. The Media Production program is offered by William Paterson University of New Jersey.


The varied programs offer an integrated introduction to the fields of journalism, film, video, audio, and theatre. Courses of study in media combined with production-oriented classes make graduates productive citizens in an increasingly global and technological economy. 

The Media Production track introduces students to the methods and techniques used to create aural/visual messages in a variety of mass media. Sequences of introductory and advanced courses in theory and practice of film, television, and radio provide students a comprehensive understanding of the aesthetics and techniques of media production and prepare them to function as professionals in different media fields. The production facilities in the concentration allow students hands-on practice in two television studios, a radio station, a film production lab, a digital audio production lab, and several digital video and audio editing rooms.

Our Mission

William Paterson University of New Jersey is a public institution that offers an outstanding and affordable education to a diverse traditional and nontraditional student body through baccalaureate, graduate and continuing education programs. 

The University's distinguished teachers, scholars and professionals actively challenge students to high levels of intellectual and professional accomplishment and personal growth in preparation for careers, advanced studies and productive citizenship.  Faculty and staff use innovative approaches to research, learning and student support to expand students’ awareness of what they can accomplish.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of Communication Studies and Practice
  • Media Writing
  • Radio and Tv Industries
  • Audio and Radio Production
  • Tv Studio Production
  • Film as a Medium
  • Filmmaking

For more information please visit the program website.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be enrolled as a freshman, you must have the equivalent of a U.S. high school diploma and have never attended a college or university. Admission for international students is based on a review of the appropriate educational documents as well as proficiency in English as measured by the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Testing System (IELTS).
  • As part of the application process, you must have your international transcript evaluated into U.S. credits. Although it is not required for international students, we strongly recommend taking and submitting scores for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/ or American College Test (ACT). To be considered for certain majors and/or merit scholarships, the SAT and/or ACT is required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17868 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8934 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    17868 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8934 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4998 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Passaic

1226 - 3019 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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