Film and New Media Studies


Moving-image media are transforming the way we work and play and how we relate to colleagues, friends, and family members. Film & New Media Studies is designed to teach students how to think actively, critically, and creatively, about the art of the moving image. To this end, it surveys significant examples of moving-image culture, including films from Hollywood and other global industries: experiments in documentary and art cinema; and works from television, digital video and the Internet. Foe some students, this certificate complements their aspirations to produce moving–image works. For others, it means better understanding their own mediated environments.

Course Location/Delivery

The Certificate is offered at the Tampa campus.

Admission Requirements

Applicants for the Certificate should have:

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.

In addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest, you will need to submit the following documents:


None are required.


Total of 12 credit hours for the certificate.


Choose three classes (9 credit hours) from the list below.

Time Limit

Three years

Credit toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.

Standardized Tests

Preferred GRE verbal score of 153, Analytic Writing score of 4.5. International students must also score at least a 50 on the TSE.


Director – Brook Sadler

Advisor – William Cummings

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