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Emerson College Today

James N. Rolstone ’17 carries his bike at ELA during move-in day. Photo/Daryl Paranada

Excited ELA Students Move In, Receive Internship Advice

Students moved into Emerson College Los Angeles on August 28, kicking off a week of programming welcoming them to Hollywood with events like a carnival, food bank community service event, and a professional develpoment panel featuring alumni. 

Emerson In the News

An ELA student uses a GoPro rig

ELA’s VR filmmaking course in EdTech

Emerson Los Angeles’s Virtual Reality (VR) filmmaking course is featured in EdTech as an example of how colleges are giving students opportunities to work in the new medium.

Press Release


Emerson College Announces Low-Residency MFA

Emerson College is pleased to announce its first low-residency Master of Fine Arts program in Writing for Film and Television. Beginning in August 2016, the two-year program will offer six-day residencies each semester that alternate between Emerson’s campuses in Boston and Los Angeles. The fully accredited graduate program builds on the College’s long-standing tradition of academic excellence, and is housed in its acclaimed Department of Visual and Media Arts.
Martie Cook

Emerson College Announces Comedy Major

BOSTON, MA (June 17, 2015)—Emerson College announced today that starting in September 2016 it will offer a new four-year degree in its School of the Arts: a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Comedic Arts. Grounded in the history and theory of comedy with a concentration of practical experiential learning and a capstone project, the degree will focus on preparing students for careers in comedy performance, writing, and production. Prospective students can apply to major in Comedic Arts at Emerson beginning this fall.

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