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Film, Media and Communication

Undergraduate Bachelor Programs

A Film Degree Like No Other

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When you choose the Film, Media & Communication degree programs at Mount Saint Mary’s University, you’re stepping into a world no other institution can match.

While many schools have fine film studies programs, MSMU’s film, media and communication degree programs are different. Moving beyond the classroom, MSMU brings you into the world of experiential education, conducting classes in the heart of the entertainment industry at Mount Saint Mary's Hollywood studio facility.

You'll shoot projects in our studio just steps away from the hottest Hollywood premieres. You'll have access to our labs which feature only the latest in film technology, including Avid Media Composer, ProTools, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Creative Cloud and more. You’ll use the most cutting edge equipment available, including cameras from Canon, RED and ARRI. And best of all, you’ll get hands-on experience as early as your first semester.

Small class sizes means a better quality of education, more student-instructor interaction, and more access to equipment and resources than other, larger programs. Plus, our instructors are all full-time industry professionals, so you’re learning not only from top-quality educators, but today’s leading film and media professionals.

Students have access to the beautiful Chalon campus and historic Doheny campus for their film and still shoots - locations that have been utilized in countless major film and television programs. Moreover, students have the opportunity to observe or shadow on the professional productions that film at the Mount.

Many of our classes are offered on evenings and weekends, allowing students the flexibility to work, intern, or focus on their creative projects.

The Mount’s goal is to help students discover their voice and passion, so that they may make a difference in the world.

Prepare for a satisfying career in film, journalism or photography with a degree from Mount Saint Mary’s University. It truly is a film degree like no other.

Program Highlights

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  • Production-related courses taught at our Hollywood studio facility 
  • Small classes provide close interaction and association with faculty
  • Students receive hands-on media creation training and practice
  • State-of-the-art equipment and software
  • Avid and ProTools certification courses
  • William H. Hannon Theater for public screening of student work
  • Great internship, job, and graduate school placement
  • Regularly host industry guest speakers and networking opportunities

For further information about our program, contact:

BunceCharles Bunce, MFA, MA
Department Chair, Film, Media & Communication
Los Angeles, CA 90049



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