Columbia University

School of the Arts



630 West 169th Street

New York City, NY 10027

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The goal of the M.F.A. program in Film is to train students in the skills needed to become screenwriters, directors, producers, and film historians and critics. The program offers a graduated course of study that integrates theory and practice, instructing the student in the creative process, technical skills, and film history, theory, and criticism. The program is designed to assist the student in finding his or her personal vision, and to help him or her express that vision fully and clearly.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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