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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Howard University

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at Howard University

If you are interested in studying film, video and photographic arts, you may want to check out the program at Howard University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Howard is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 10,859.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Film, Video & Photographic Arts section at the bottom of this page.

Howard Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Film

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Film Student Demographics at Howard

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the film majors at Howard University.

Howard Film, Video & Photographic Arts Master’s Program

50% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 8 students who graduated with a master’s in film from Howard in 2021, 50% were men and 50% were women.


In the film master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 88% of degree recipients. That is 50% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Howard University with a master's in film.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Film Grads May Go Into

A degree in film can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for Howard University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Producers and Directors 2,360 $89,390
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 490 $100,590
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 420 $77,770
Photographers 420 $82,840
Communications Professors 290 $92,970


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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