3 Courses Required

The Editing specialization provides students with the fundamentals of editing theory as well as hands-on instruction and practice on the leading digital editing software. The skills learned in these courses are applicable to a variety of entertainment projects ranging from movies, TV series, Web series, to documentaries. This specialization is also useful to directors who want to edit their own projects or who simply want to understand the editing process in order to collaborate more closely with their editors.


Students must complete a total of 3 courses (12 units) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for successful completion of the program.

Drew Conrad
(310) 825-9064

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $50.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $2,100.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $550.00**
Estimated Total Cost: $2,700.00

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

**Estimated Textbook/Materials costs do not include purchase of a computer with editing software. Editing software and hardware is available at a discount for UCLA Extension certificate students at the UCLA Store. Students are responsible for their own production costs.

Estimated Duration (Full-Time pace): 1 quarter
Estimated Duration (Half-Time pace): Up to 1 year
Internships Available: No

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Specialization in Editing