M.A. On Campus

Film and Theatre

University of New Orleans

12 months
962 USD/credit
962 USD/credit
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The Departments of Film and Theatre at the University of New Orleans offer Masters of Fine Arts degrees with three fields of study in Film Production, Theatre Performance and Directing, or Theatre Design.


We offer a master degree in Film and Theatre at the University of New Orleans. The Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. MFA programs in Theatre Arts reflect NAST's highest standards.

Key Features 

  • The overriding philosophy of the Film program is to train the entire filmmaker. 
  • Students are expected to be, at a minimum, conversant with all aspects of the filmmaking process, from screenwriting and directing to cinematography, sound, and editing. 
  • Film theory and history are also considered essential components.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Form and Idea in the Media
  • Performance and Direction
  • Concept, Conflict, and Character
  • Styles in Theatrical Production
  • Development of Theatre
  • Advanced Studies in Modern Theatre

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. or a 4-year degree equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning abroad.
  • Applicants enrolled in the final year of a bachelor's degree or international equivalent will be considered for conditional admission.
  • 3.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4-point scale for all graduate coursework
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    962 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    962 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 962 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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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