Screen & Television Writing Certificate

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. 


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Required Courses: (12 credit hours) 

  • STVW 6490:Screenwriting I

Select three courses (9 credit hours) from the following:

  • PRWR 7600: MAPW Practical Internship
  • STVW 6495: TV Writing: Half-Hour
  • STVW 6496: TV Writing: One-Hour
  • STVW 7490: Screenwriting II
  • STVW 7495: TV Writing II
  • STVW 7496: TV Writers Room

Total Number of Credit Hours: 12


Department of English

Kennesaw State University
Department of English
440 Bartow Ave., MD 2701
English Building, Room 155
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: (470) 578-4377

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