The Graduate Certificate in Screen & TV Writing is offered through the Master of Arts in Professional Writing Program in the Department of English. A unique four-course, non-degree program, this certificate prepares students for entry into the competitive industry of writing for film, television, streaming platforms, and other media outlets through a combination of academic study and hands-on practical experience. Students will take one required foundational course to learn the basics of screen storytelling, and they will select three electives with options in feature film writing, various types of television writing, including writing the half-hour, one-hour, and participating in a TV writers' room, as well as industry internships.
Required Courses: (12 credit hours)
Select three courses (9 credit hours) from the following:
Total Number of Credit Hours: 12Curriculum