Video Editing Schools in the U.S.

Students choosing a school for video editing have a multitude of factors to consider before making a decision. Read on to learn about what you should keep in mind when picking a video editing school, and to see some schools in the U.S. with video editing programs.

How to Select a Video Editing School

One of the most important factors students take into consideration when selecting a school for video editing is the type of program a school offers. Video editing theories and techniques are covered in various programs, such as media arts and film and television or video production.

Don't forget these other important considerations:

  • Many schools offer certificate programs specifically in video editing, but aspiring video editors may also obtain broader training in the field, inclusive of video editing aspects, through degree programs.
  • At the undergraduate level, students may pursue studies culminating in an Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA). Opportunities are also available in the form of a Master of Fine Arts program in film or video production.
  • Prospective video editing students seeking flexibility may want to enroll in evening and weekend or online classes, which are widely available.
  • Students should consider the facilities and technology a school has to offer since it's important to have access to the most up-to-date hardware and software.

10 Schools with Video Editing Programs

College/University Institution Type
Miami Dade College 4-year, primarily associate's, Public
University of Central Florida 4-year, Public
New York University 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Florida State University 4-year, Public
University of Southern California 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Boston University 4-year, Private not-for-profit
George Mason University 4-year, Public
University of Iowa 4-year, Public
St. Petersburg College 4-year, primarily associate's, Public
Florida Community College at Jacksonville 4-year, primarily associate's, Public

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