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Master of Fine Arts

The New York Film Academy is proud to offer a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree program in Documentary at our Universal Studios, Los Angeles location. This two-year conservatorybased graduate program is designed to educate talented and committed prospective documentarians in a hands-on, total immersion, professional and supportive environment. The intensive curriculum challenges, inspires, and prepares candidates for professional work both as an independent Documentarymaker, and for the non-fiction film and television business.

The Master of Fine Arts in Documentary is an accelerated graduate degree program.

It offers qualified students a full course of production and study, including the opportunity to produce and direct a feature length documentary in the second year. Candidates for admission to the MFA program must possess a Bachelor's Degree from a post-secondary institution.

Los Angeles
September 2017 - September 2019
January 2018 - January 2020
September 2018 - September 2020
Tuition: $10,340* (USD) Per Semester
Equipment Fee: $690 Per Semester

*Students will also incur additional expenses on their own productions. This varies depending on how much film they shoot and scale of the projects.

Number of Semesters: 6