Graduation Requirements    
MA students are required to take 36 credits of coursework over the period of one academic year (full-time).

Eligibility: The Master's degree in Filmmaking is designed for students who have already completed significant undergraduate work in the study of film or associated fields.

Required MA courses:

  • Graduate STC (4 credits) or 
    • Fall Forest Academy (2 credits): August +
    • MC571 The Film Review (2 credits): September (description)
  • MC500 Advanced Narrative (2 credits): September (description
  • MC520 Advanced Screenwriting (4 credits): October (description
  • MC550 The Frame (4 credits): November (description
  • MC582 The Field (4 credits): December (description
  • Spring Forest Academy (2 credits): January  
  • MC581 Advanced Video Media Project (12 credits): February - April (description)  
  • MC590 The Media Market (4 credits): May (description)
Contact us: 
Admissions Office:  1-800-369-6480 or Email Us
M.A. in Filmmaking:  641-472-7000 x3318 or
Media and Communications Department:  641-472-7000 x5031

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