12 Courses Required

Designed for those who are interested in exploring careers as filmmakers and content creators in all sectors of the industry, the Entertainment Studies Certificate is ideal for students who possess a passion for entertainment and prefer to shape their own program from a wide variety of areas, including acting, directing, cinematography, development, and producing.
 

Requirements

Students must complete a total of 12 courses (48 units) for the award.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be achieved for successful completion of the certificate program.

The following course should be completed within the first 2 quarters of study:

  • FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television

For course scheduling information, please visit the Entertainment Studies website: entertainment.uclaextension.edu/certificates/entertainment-studies


Contact
Drew Conrad
(310) 825-9064
entertainmentstudies@uclaextension.edu
 

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $200.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $8,400.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $550.00
Estimated Total Cost: $9,150.00

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.
 

Details
The program is open to enrollment in any quarter for both domestic and F-1 Visa students.

Estimated Duration (Full-Time pace): 4 quarters
Estimated Duration (Half-Time pace): Up to 12 quarters
Internships Available: Yes 

Additional Details

Valid quarter starts for full-time study:
Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
Estimated Duration (Full-Time Pace):
4
Meets I-20/F1 Visa Requirements:
Yes
VA Approved?:
Yes

User Defined Field 1

200

User Defined Field 2

8400

User Defined Field 3

550

User Defined Field 4

Yes

Application

Name
Certificate in Entertainment Studies

Courses

Minimum Required

Students must complete 1 course (4 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Acting.

Minimum Required

Students must complete 1 course (4 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Cinematography.

Minimum Required

Students must complete 1 course (4 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Directing.

Minimum Required

Students must complete 1 course (4 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Entertainment Development.

Minimum Required

Students must complete 1 course (4 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Producing.

Minimum Required

Students must complete 3 electives (12 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Entertainment Development, Producing, Business and Management of Entertainment, Post-Production, Acting, Cinematography, Directing, Writers' Program/Feature Film, Writers' Program/Television, Writers' Program/Special Topics in Film & TV, or Music. New electives are added regularly.