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Master's in Film and Television

Sacred Heart University
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2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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Master's in Film and Television

About this program

Master's in Film and Television

Pursue your vision. Perfect your craft. Find your crew. SHU is home to the only film MFA in Connecticut.

Why Earn Your Master’s in Film & Television at Sacred Heart?

Master the art of storytelling in our dynamic and close-knit graduate program. Work in fiction, documentary, web based and/or VR/AR/XR formats. The Film and Television Master’s program (FTMA) at Sacred Heart University is devoted to cinematic storytelling across all platforms. Our students find their artistic vision in a collaborative environment in which they live and breathe filmmaking.

Our program fosters the next generation of storytellers through dynamic courses that guide students as they work collaboratively to create independent projects, supplemented by frequent masterclasses and workshops. Focusing on story and hands-on production, students learn the craft and techniques that empower them to stand out in today’s media market.

Admission requirements

  • Non-refundable application fee of $75 (for both U.S. and international applicants)
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate institutions attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one academic)
  • Creative portfolio package 

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program Options

Master of Arts (MA)

Students can complete a Master of Arts in this intensive one-year film and television production degree.

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

The Master of Fine Arts is a customizable, terminal two-year degree in film and television production.

See university website for more information. 

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Tuition fee for the course: $100/credit


  • Master of Arts (MA) in Film & Television 


  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film & Television

Career paths

Sacred Heart’s home is in the heart of Connecticut’s “Creative Corridor” with close ties to nearby New York City, which means students in the film & television program can go beyond the classroom into professional environments.

Through partnerships with media companies and mentorship from industry professionals, students complete the program ready to enter the media industries with meaningful industry connections. Students have the opportunity to work at high profile companies such as ABC News, NBC, CBS and MTV, among other top corporations.

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Sacred Heart University

As the second-largest, co-ed private, Catholic university in the northeast USA, Sacred Heart University students enjoy a prime location in Fairfield County, one of the wealthiest regions of the USA. Part of the greater New York City region, our two...

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Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
06825 Fairfield CT
United States of America (USA)

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