Master of Humanities - Film Studies

This online course of study guides Tiffin University students through an in-depth exploration of significant film from the early days of Hollywood to contemporary world cinema in courses such as Cult and Independent Film, Classic Hollywood Cinema, World Cinema, and Documentary Film.

Tiffin University’s Master of Humanities Film Studies concentration program offers the benefits of a comprehensive curriculum taught by professors who are highly qualified academically and professionally, in an online environment that provides students with the flexibility they need to balance life and learning.

This specific concentration is a helpful supplement for students who wish to pursue a teaching career in Art or English at the two-year college level.

Did you know?

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Film/Video Editors was $51,300 in May, 2012.
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for Producers/Directors was $71,350 in May, 2012.

Potential Career Opportunities in Film Studies:

  • Director/Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Art/English Teacher
  • Publicist
  • Press Agent
  • Cinematographer
  • Film/Video Editor

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All Tiffin University students in the Online Master of Humanities – Film Studies concentration program fulfill their academic requirements for graduation by completing courses in the following areas.

Interdisciplinary Core (9 credit hours)

  • Aesthetics (3 credit hours)
  • Literary Theory (3 credit hours)
  • Introduction to Graduate Humanities (3 credit hours)

Film Studies Concentration Core (Choose 18 credit hours from the list below)

  • Teaching College Art (3 credit hours)
  • Cult and Independent Film (3 credit hours)
  • Documentary Film (3 credit hours)
  • Film Censorship (3 credit hours)
  • Third Cinema (3 credit hours)
  • Classic Hollywood Cinema (3 credit hours)
  • Film Theory (3 credit hours)

Capstone or Exam Option (3 credit hours)

  • Capstone Project (3 credit hours) or
  • Comprehensive Exam (3 credit hours)

Total Semester Hours for the Degree (30 credit hours)

Meet the School of Arts and Sciences Faculty

Master of Humanities (MH) courses are offered in a 15-week format. Classes start every January, May, and August.

  • Accreditation: The Higher Learning Commission