Film (Film and Media Studies) (BA)

The BA program in film with a concentration in film and media studies is an innovative program in the study of film, television and digital media.

The program provides students with the analytical, creative and communication skills to interpret and produce media texts, empowering them to be critical scholars, consumers and practitioners of media culture.

Degree Offered

Film (Film and Media Studies) (BA)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of

Location
Tempe, Online

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Career Outlook

The film and media studies concentration provides undergraduates with skills that can be applied in a number of professional fields, including as leaders within these areas of the media and entertainment industries:

  • creative management
  • criticism
  • development
  • marketing
  • regulation
  • teaching

Some graduates of film and media studies have gone on to pursue graduate studies at prestigious universities while others elect to begin their careers. Graduates are prepared for employment as executives, screenwriters, producers, reviewers, teachers, marketers, analysts and bloggers.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Producers and Directors 10%$76,400
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers-2.3%$67,120
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 8.1%$49,730
Public Relations Managers
Public Relations Specialists 7.2%$62,810
Media Programming Directors 10%$76,400
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes 11.8%$75,420

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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