Undergraduate Programs

Experimentation is central to The University of Toledo’s Film and Video bachelor’s degree program. Become a compelling storyteller in a variety of technologies. Develop skills in all areas of motion picture production from shooting, producing and editing to final delivery.

Students study experimental and mainstream live productions and cinema. UToledo’s Film and Video program has produced directors and filmmaking professionals who are leaving their marks in creative industries around the world.

Top Reasons to Study Film and video at UToledo

  1. Hands-on learning.
    Film projects require UToledo Film and Video students to build teams, manage deadlines and coordinate activities and resources. Film majors collaborate with other students in UToledo’s School of Visual and Performing Arts. 
  2. State-of-the-art studios and technology.
    UToledo's Film and Video degree program is housed in the Center for Performing Arts. The facility has state-of-the-art A/V equipment and technology in recording, lighting, editing, sound mixing, animation, optical printing, film screening and more. 
  3. Learn 16 mm film and digital cinema and video.
    UToledo’s film degree program is one of the only programs in the region to offer both.
  4. Faculty and guest lecturers who practice what they teach.
    Visiting directors and filmmaking professionals from around the world mentor students and teach master classes and workshops.
  5. Learn from the Toledo arts community.
    Undergraduates in the Film and Video bachelor’s degree program work with local arts organizations such as WGTE (Toledo’s public broadcasting station), the Toledo Arts CommissionToledo Museum of ArtPro Video and Toledo School for the Arts.
  6. Travel and network.
    UToledo supports student filmmakers who want to study abroad or attend conferences and film festivals in Ohio, across the U.S. and overseas. Film and Video undergraduates have even attended the Cannes Film Festival.
  7. Student filmmakers showcase.
    This annual event at The University of Toledo's Center for Performing Arts screens the best work from students in UToledo’s Film and Video classes.

What jobs can I get with a film and video degree?

  • Animator
  • A/V archivist and restorer
  • Camera operator
  • Cinematographer
  • Lighting technician
  • Multimedia engineer
  • Motion graphics specialist
  • Photographer
  • Post-production artist
  • Sound designer
  • Stage manager
  • Video editor
  • Videographer

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.


Earn credits toward your Film and Video bachelor’s degree with an optional internship.

Students have interned for:

  • Ambush Entertainment, Los Angeles
  • BET Network
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Conrad Studios/Sector 8 Films
  • MTV
  • Nancy Mosser Casting
  • Samuel Goldwyn Films
  • Viacom, Inc.
  • The Walt Disney Co.


UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

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Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Choose Ohio First scholarship

Ohio residents who have been accepted into this STEM program are eligible for the Choose Ohio First scholarship — a four-year, renewable scholarship.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.






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Last Updated: 11/16/23