Screenwriting for Television and Film Graduate Certificate

Build a polished portfolio.

Get yourself noticed.

Conduct an intensive study of character-based storytelling, visual narrative and industry standard formatting. Learn to create scripts, screenplays and tv series. Learn to pitch your ideas effectively and to receive, and give, constructive criticism.

Career opportunities:

  • Producers
  • Technical Directors/Managers
  • Film and Video Editors

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Master of Professional Studies | Producing and Screenwriting option

The Department of Communication, Media, Journalism and Film participates in the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree. The MPS is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with an area of emphasis. The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their vocations. The 33-hour program builds upon past work experience, and allows participants to expand their knowledge base, abilities, and skills which can lead to enhanced administrative roles within organizations. See the Master of Professional Studies for more information.


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Maximize your investment of time and money.
Missouri State's total costs are lower than most other universities in the state and well below the national average.

Financial aid and scholarships are available. In fact, Bears access more than $150 million in financial aid per year.


Receive direction from industry experts.

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Earn your certificate in just 18 credit hours

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