Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Graduate Certificate in Writing for Dramatic Media

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Plan Description

The UNLV Department of Film offers a Graduate Certificate in Writing for Dramatic Media. The mission of the Writing for Dramatic Media Certificate Program at UNLV is to give graduate students in other disciplines the opportunity to study creative writing for various dramatic media at a professional standard and to award those who complete the program a valuable distinction to benefit them in their careers.

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Plan Admission Requirements

Application deadlines

Applications available on the UNLV Graduate College website.

The certificate candidate must already have been accepted by the Graduate College at UNLV and be a graduate degree-seeking candidate in good standing in a field other than film. The candidate must have the authorization by the graduate coordinator or advisor from their own program or department. The certificate candidate may start at any time in their studies, but must complete the requirements prior to, or in the same semester, as completing their graduate degree.

All applicants must review and follow the Graduate College Admission and Registration Requirements.

Students are accepted into a certificate program as described in the Graduate Catalog. The faculty and corresponding sub-disciplines and sub-plans within the described programs are subject to change at any time.

Plan Requirements

Total Credits Required: 12

Course Requirements

Certificate Requirements

  1. Completion of a minimum of 12 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.00.
  2. The culminating experience will be a two hour oral defense of a significant creative work that was developed within the program.

Plan Certificate Completion Requirements

The student must successfully complete and defend their final project.

Students may apply for graduation up to two semesters prior to completing their degree requirements. All required forms must be submitted to the graduate college via the Grad Rebel Gateway.

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