University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences



University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D., M.A.; M.F.A.;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate programs in cinema-television expose students to the aesthetic and technical values of the medium through course work, production activities and research. Candidates for the M.A. degree may emphasize either production or critical studies. M.F.A. candidates can choose a production; screenwriting; film, video and computer animation; interactive media or motion picture producing (Peter Stark Program) emphasis. The Ph.D. offers emphases in critical studies or film and literature.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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