Media Communication Studies, B.A. | The City University of New York | New York City, United States
48 months
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
620 USD/credit 18600 USD/year
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The Media Communication Studies program at The City University of New York allows students to concentrate on the study of mediated communications as they continue to evolve in the twenty-first century.


Media Communication Studies at The City University of New York is a major that focuses on the theories and their various applications of mediated communication, on developing students’ knowledge base and analytical competencies in this area, as well as their research skills.

Major's aim

The aim of the major is to bring together study of the history and current state of media ownership and industry structure; of media genres; of media platforms (from the telegraph to the mobile app to future innovations); of government regulation of the media; of media globalization; of issues of identity and diversity in the media, including multilingualism; and of socio-cultural effects of media representation. 

Career opportunities

The major is equally valuable to students pursuing an academic future in the arts, humanities, and social sciences, or a career path in advertising, public relations, marketing, organizational management, or public policy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Cinema 
  • Communication in Society 
  • Corporate Communications
  • Media Industries II
  • Documentary
  • Advertising

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A non-refundable $65 application fee. Payment can be made by check, money order, or credit card
  • Official high school transcript(s) with proof of graduation
  • Or GED diploma and GED scores
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • TOEFL score (International applicants only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 620 USD per credit during 48 months.


  • Full-time $3,465/semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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