Master On Campus

Film and Media Arts

American University Washington DC

36 months
32616 USD/year
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At Film and Media Arts from American University Washington DC you will learn the skills you need for a career creating meaningful stories that inform and inspire action in film, video, and game design.


Film and Media Arts from American University Washington DC includes courses in media studies, history, and theory that complement the production courses, including those in advanced-level fiction, documentary, scriptwriting, producing, and new media topics. 

Students at Film and Media Arts from American University Washington DC will:

  • build skills in film and video production, script writing, computer animation, digital imaging, sound production, and digital media design.
  • concentrate your studies in one of four areas: Environmental and Wildlife Filmmaking; Political, Cultural and Social Impact; Art in Entertainment; or Games and Interactivity. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Media Literacy and Skills 
  • Producing Film and Video 
  • Principles of Photography 
  • Film and Video Production and Direction 
  • Writing for Visual Media 
  • Teaching Seminar in Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

SOC operates on a rolling admissions basis for Masters programs.


54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from all previous post-secondary institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio (optional)
  • Admission to the program requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with at least a 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) grade point average in last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 36 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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