Columbia College Chicago


Students in the MFA in Music Composition for the Screen program have an opportunity for a capstone experience of a semester in Los Angeles.

Graduate Programs

For requirements and more information about these programs, visit the course catalog.

Music Composition for the Screen, MFA


Columbia’s interdisciplinary focus in TV, film and game production gives student composers extensive opportunities to create distinctive music across multiple platforms and dramatic situations. You’ll study composing, orchestration, studio recording, and the latest technology that delivers music and sound to the screen.

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