The Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film and Television is composed of five separate programs and departments.
The undergraduate division of the Department of Film and Television combines professional training with studies in the liberal arts, leading to the B.F.A. degree. The graduate division of the Department offers a three-year M.F.A curriculum in intensive professional filmmaking focusing on preproduction, production, postproduction, writing, directing, aesthetics, and the entertainment business.
The Department of Photography and Imaging is an undergraduate program centered on the making and understanding of images, offering classes in studio, photo history and criticism, and the liberal arts leading to the B.F.A. degree.
The Rita & Burton Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing is a highly focused academic and professional writing program for undergraduate and graduate students, committed to the rigorous training of writers for theatre, film and television.
The Interactive Telecommunications Program is a pioneering graduate center for the study and design of new communication media forms and applications. The two-year program of study, leading to the Master of Professional Studies (M.P.S.) degree, emphasizes hands-on training that offers students the opportunity to acquire the experience necessary for the interactive artist’s craft.