The Department of Cinema Studies offers a combined Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Cinema Studies - Master of Arts (MA) degree in Moving Image Archiving and Preservation (MIAP). This program is intended for students who would like to combine the history and theory of cinema studies with the theory and practice of archiving and preserving moving images. The accelerated track allows students to save both time and money. By completing the BA-MA program rather than pursuing each degree separately, students will save on tuition for a year of coursework (32 credits). This program is open only to Tisch students majoring in Cinema Studies.
Accepted students must satisfy all requirements of both the BA and MA degrees. A BAdegree in Cinema Studies is 128 credits and the MA in MIAP degree is 64 credits. The combined degree consists of 160 credits, of which 32 credits can count towards both undergraduate and graduate requirements.