The MAS in Film and Media Studies will equip students with the analytical, creative and communication skills to become critical consumers, creative professionals, and rigorous scholars of film, television, and digital media. The program consists of nine credit hours of core courses, 21 credit hours of electives and a comprehensive exam.
Next start date: 05/18/2020
Total classes: 10
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 30
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The MAS in Film and Media Studies will equip you with the analytic, creative and communication skills needed to interpret and create media texts and to become critical consumers of media, creative industry professionals, and rigorous scholars of media texts and culture. This program requires 30 hours of coursework and a written exam for the culminating experience.
While the media arts have traditionally been studied as independent disciplines, our program provides a more comprehensive approach that views them as convergent. We recognize the importance of understanding the history of film as an art form, for instance, but also the need to view it in relation to television and digital media. We are committed to integrating the study of such media convergence into our curriculum, both as units within courses and through the design of new courses entirely devoted to that phenomenon.
Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Advanced Study in Film and Media Studies have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.