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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Film, Video & Photographic Arts at University of Massachusetts Amherst

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

UMass Amherst is located in Amherst, Massachusetts and approximately 31,350 students attend the school each year.

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.

UMass Amherst Film, Video & Photographic Arts Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Film (Less Than 1 Year)

Online Classes Are Available at UMass Amherst

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

UMass Amherst does offer online education options in film for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

UMass Amherst Film, Video & Photographic Arts Rankings

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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 MA, the home state for University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Occupation Jobs in MA Average Salary in MA
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 6,190 $99,540
Producers and Directors 3,250 $70,480
Photographers 1,220 $65,090
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators 530 $52,380
Communications Professors 530 $79,930


*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.

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