Professional Studies: Producing and Screenwriting Option

Graduate programs

Master of Professional Studies: Producing and Screenwriting Option

The Department of 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.

A required core of 24 hours is taken in addition to the option requirements listed below. See MPS Program for more information.

Producing and Screenwriting Option required courses:

Select four courses (12 hours from the following):

Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours
MED 660  Beginning Screenwriting 3 hrs
MED 667  Intermediate Screenwriting 3 hrs
MED 668  Writing for Television 3 hrs
MED 669 Rewriting Film and Television Scripts 3 hrs
MED 671  Writing the Web Series 3 hrs
MED 672 Advanced Screenwriting 3 hrs
MED 762 TV/Film Producing and Marketing 3 hrs
MED 792 Independent Study (with permission of Director & Coordinator) 3 hrs