Boston University

College of Communication



640 Commonwealth Ave

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Television (Concentrations: Producing/Management or Producing/Writing)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS Program in Television provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to compete successfully in the ever-changing world of telecommunications. The two-track program allows students to focus on either producing and management or producing and writing.

Students in the Producing and Management track will delve into the television and entertainment industries through such courses as Media in Evolution,  From TV to Tablets, Creative Producing, Media Money Trail, Television Management, and others.  

Students in the Producing and Writing track will hit the ground running with courses such as Writing the Situation Comedy, Writing Episodic Drama, TV Theory and Criticism, Writing the TV Pilot, and others.

The Television Program recognizes that to enjoy productive and rewarding careers in the changing world of television and new media, graduates must be able to meet the challenge of cultural, economic, and technological change. The curriculum is designed to give students the tools they need to seek professional careers in production, management, programming, marketing, teaching, writing, and criticism.


Boston University is accredited through the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.

International Student Requirements:

In addition to the application requirements, international students must submit a TOEFL or IELTS exam (minimum score of 100 or 7.0) and an international student video.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 48

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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