A degree in film from the Herberger Institute delivers a world-class education bound by opportunities to prepare for a career in film or television.

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A degree in film

Whether you are motivated by the glitz and glamour of the red carpet, want to produce a variety of humanitarian documentaries or showcase your artistic talents through the lens of an independent film, a film degree can prepare you to work in all aspects of the film and television industry.

The BA in Film degree was established in 2005 and is offered jointly through the Herberger Institute School of Film, Dance and Theatre and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The program offers a set of shared core film courses as well as concentration-specific courses offered by each institute.

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