Master On Campus

Creative Producing

DePaul University

12 months
882 USD/credit 63504 USD/year
882 USD/credit 63504 USD/year
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The MFA in Creative Producing from DePaul University is a joint degree between the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (KGSB). This unique partnership offers an unparalleled curriculum that prepares students to become innovative leaders in the evolving world of digital entertainment.


The courses in the Creative Producing program from DePaul University offer a specialized education in leadership, marketing, deal-making, development, and line producing for film and TV, culminating in a thesis project that involves either producing a festival-quality short film or creating a professional package for a film or television project.


Graduates of the MFA in Creative Producing will be well-equipped for a number of careers, including talent agents and managers, studio executives, television showrunners, and traditional film and TV producing roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production Workshop
  • The Motion Picture Industry
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Producing: Pre-Production
  • Producing the Feature Film
  • Entrepreneurship and New Venture Management
  • Studio Development
  • Managing Human Capital
  • Fundamental Operations Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online application.
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended that show the successful completion of a regionally accredited bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
  • Submit a statement of creative intent 
  • Submit three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    63504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 882 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    63504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 882 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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