MFA in Photography

New York Film Academy
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January May September
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree from a post-secondary institution recognized by the United States Department of Education or a college or university outside of the U.S. that is recognized as a degree-granting institution by their respective governments. 

English Language Requirements:

  • A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 or higher (213 for computer-based test or 79 for internet-based test); IELTS 6.5 or the equivalent.
  • A report from a valid English Language School verifying completion of course level equivalent to a 550 Paper-based TOEFL Score.
  • In the case that the documentation is not available, a New York Film Academy representative will use a phone or in-person interview as an opportunity to determine whether or not the applicant has the necessary English language proficiency.


  • Photography Essentials
  • Contemporary Issues in Photography
  • The Critical Eye
  • Imaging Essentials I
  • Professional Lighting Practices I
  • Photography Practicum I
  • Historical & Critical Perspectives I
  • Professional Methods I
  • Imaging Essentials II
  • Professional Lighting Practices II
  • Photography Practicum II
  • Professional Methods II
  • Historical & Critical Perspectives II
  • Thesis Prep
  • Advanced Imaging I
  • Thesis Project
  • Advanced Imaging II
  • Navigating the Industry
  • Digital Printing Methodologies
  • Book Design for Photographers
  • Portfolio Development
  • Internship/Self Promotion
  • Alternative Processes
  • Motion Capture for Photographers
  • Advanced Film Photography
  • Current Perspectives in Photography

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