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AMDA Hollywood Campus

  1. MA Theatre Arts
  2. MFA Screenwriting: Writing for Film & Television


Academic Requirements

  • Recommended Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • International Transcript Evaluation (completed by NACES-approved evaluator)

Additional requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose
  • Admission Interview
  • Other Requirement: Statement of Intent (250 words minimum); Writing Portfolio (minimum of two writing samples)

English Tests Requirements





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About Faculty

AMDA College of the Performing Arts offers international students two majors to choose from: an MA in Theatre Arts and an MFA in Screenwriting: Writing for Film & Television.

Top Reasons to Study in AMDA College of the Performing Arts

  1. AMDA provides rigorous, performance-based training and an industry-focused education experience; one that inspires excellence and prepares artists with an appreciation for the universal power of transformation through art. AMDA’s educational philosophy is based on close collegial interaction between instructors and students — in class, in production and through active mentorship.
  2. AMDA is committed to providing an unsurpassed performing arts education to a diverse community of creative artists. AMDA serves as both school and stage, where students are given the support and opportunity to define their own personal objectives and to develop and refine their own distinctive artistic voices.
  3. AMDA strives to create an environment for students to develop the skills, confidence, imagination, and power to contribute to their community as artists, entrepreneurs, visionaries, lifelong learners, and conscientious citizens of the world. Above all, AMDA wants to teach students that commitment and passion are the hallmarks of a successful and joyous career

Ranking & Accreditation of AMDA College of the Performing Arts

  • #3 Most Represented College on Broadway Playbill’s Big 10, 2023
  • #4 Best Colleges for Performing Arts Niche.com, 2024
  • AMDA is licensed to operate in the state of California by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE) under the Department of Consumer Affairs.
  • Accredited regionally by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Student Accommodation at AMDA College of the Performing Arts

  • Housing: $11,200
  • Dining: $4,300

Students who wish to live on campus need to fill out a housing license and abide by the campus code of conduct as outlined in the Student Handbook. Please note that students who have been approved to live in campus housing must submit a non-refundable $200 Housing deposit each term.


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