M.A. On Campus

Film and Media Production

American University Washington DC

24 months
32616 USD/year
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At Film and Media Production from American University Washington DC during your first year, you will receive a formal overview in media production so that you can focus your second year on refining your skill base.


Film and Media Production from American University Washington DC allows you to explore a broad range of aspects of video and filmmaking or to develop an area of expertise. Experiential learning opportunities such as the L.A. Intensive, internships with national media companies, and a semester intensive in Prague are just a few of the many options you'll have to develop skills outside the classroom.


Our program will give you a professional skill set in film, video, and digital media for a successful career in the media industry.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Media Literacy and Skills 
  • Producing Film and Video 
  • Principles of Photography 
  • Film and Video Production and Direction 
  • Colloquium: The Story of Film 
  • Writing for Visual Media 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

SOC operates on a rolling admissions basis for Masters programs.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application 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 GPA (on a 4.00 scale) 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 24 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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