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Cheryl McKay
Script Writer
Regent Grad, 1995

"Attending Regent was like going through writer's boot camp, but writing at this pace prepared me for the deadlines I've faced as a professional writer."

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Master of Arts Degree in Cinema-Television

Concentration: Script Writing

Online Degree Overview

It's all about writing a story, a good story. Our M.A. in Cinema-Television with a concentration in Script Writing encourages just that. At Regent, you will gain a deeper knowledge of plot and character development through practical, hands-on experience in a faith-based learning environment, and you can expect several opportunities to submit your work for production—graduating with a portfolio of completed scripts.

M.A. in Cinema-TV: Script Writing Highlights

Curriculum: View courses and descriptions.
Length: 30 credits. May be completed in 12 months. Students may begin the program in the fall and spring semesters.
Format: Offered entirely online or on-campus on our Virginia Beach campus.
Results: Master of Arts Degree in Cinema-Television with a concentration in Script Writing.
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Thesis & Portfolio Guidelines | Cinema-TV Department | Technology Recommendations

Career Opportunities

Through intensive in-class instruction along with the experience of working on dozens of sets, upon graduation, students are fully prepared to work in a variety of positions in both film and television. Our graduates serve as entertainment professionals in such careers as:

Feature Film Scriptwriter, Television Writer, Executive Producer (television), Copywriter, Trade Writer/Film Critic, Editor, Script Doctor, Playwright

M.A. in Cinema-TV: Script Writing graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate and apply the Christian faith and biblical truth and principles to the study and practices of mediated communication.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conceptualize a film, television or video project, which includes development, research, scriptwriting, character development, scene analysis, and storyline development.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of how to pitch, market, and distribute their work professionally.

Play the video to your right and hear what our faculty and students have to say about the master's programs in script writing at Regent University.

Admissions Contact:

Dan Nettleton