Program Overview

This program teaches students the necessary skills to pursue professional creative writing careers within the world of entertainment while exploring the art of storytelling and the language of different media outlets. 

Course Highlights:

  • Film Screenwriting and Storyboarding
  • Character Creation and Development
  • Editing for Film, Game, and Animation Scripts
  • Writing for Games
  • Script Analysis and Criticism 

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges


    Must have a Full Sail Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or a baccalaureate or higher level degree from another accredited postsecondary educational institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


    Not authorized in the states of: Alabama, Arkansas, and Delaware.

    School Overview

    Full Sail has received national recognition from media giants like Rolling Stones and UNleashed Magazine, as well as the recipients of multiple awards from the United States Distance Learning Association, including the 2011 21st Century Best Practices Award. The University was also honored with the New Media Consortium Excellence Award in 2011.

    Full Sail University offers more than 40 degree programs, extending from certificates to master’s degrees that target the entertainment and gaming industries. Degrees are housed in the following schools:

    • Art School
    • Film School
    • Music School
    • Game School
    • Business School
    • Design School.

    The University promotes an innovative approach to teaching that offers project-based curriculum. Additionally, Full Sail’s Global Professionalism Standard Program (GPS) incorporates grades with added factors of preparedness, character, and compliance to policy expectations, in order to best track student progress.

    The online program, developed in 2007, targets similar creative and business strategies giving students the flexibility and convenience to complete asynchronous degrees off-campus. Students enrolled in the online program can choose from fourteen different bachelor’s degrees, eleven master’s programs, and two graduate certificates. Topics of study range from media design and music production to the entertainment business and digital cinematography.

    For instance, students might choose to either pursue a Master of Science in Innovation & Entrepreneurship or a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design and Technology. With the increased demand for mobile devices and tablet computers, the 32-month Bachelor’s in Mobile Development focuses on design, programming and usability to equip students with a broad portfolio.

    Full Sail offers multiple support services for online students, some of which include student advising, informative seminars, technical support, and a comprehensive Media Center database. Full Sail also operates an International Student Center and provides services for students with disabilities.


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