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Professional Programs

Enroll in UCLA’s world-renowned Professional Programs for yearlong, non-degree certificates led by entertainment industry leaders; refine skills, network, and join award-winning alumni.

Taught by top experts and leaders working in the entertainment industry, the world-renowned Professional Programs at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television offers graduate-level, competitive, yearlong, non-degree certificate programs in Screenwriting, Producing, Writing for Television, Acting for the Camera and Directing. Launched in 1994, the Professional Programs has grown exponentially, providing industry professionals with an opportunity to refine their skill sets, while also networking with other like-minded individuals. Alumni have worked with or sold material to all of the major studios, networks and streamers. Recent alumni awards and nominations include Primetime Emmys, BAFTA, National Board of Review, Humanitas and Academy Awards, among many others.