Cinema Directing (MFA)

Cinema Directing (MFA)

Master degree
24 months
Application deadlines: January 15
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: $100
Full-time
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: $62,608
Domestic tuition: $62,608

Program overview

Columbia offers one of the country’s few programs that give aspiring directors the opportunity to work with producers their first semester. You’ll develop your own style and voice while working closely with aspiring producers, cinematographers, production designers, composers, and actors in Columbia’s graduate and undergraduate programs and throughout Chicago’s arts scene.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Exams:

  • TOEFL iBT
  • IELTS
  • Duolingo English Test
  • TOEFL PBT
Please submit the following in addition to your online application (required): Resume Two letters of recommendation Transcript(s) from all colleges/universities attended Self-Assessment Essay Duolingo English Test – Minimum score of 105

Career opportunities

Alumni find work in the industry right out of college, and some have gone on to win Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes.

Campus location

Chicago , United States