Master On Campus

Theatre Arts

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

24 months
996 USD/credit
996 USD/credit
341 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts is a three-year program offering an area of emphasis in design/stage technology.


All graduate programs combine academic depth with professional training to prepare students for success in theatre. Students admitted to the program are selected through University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) auditions and through on-campus interview and portfolio presentation. Students interested in the design/technical emphasis should be able to provide evidence of drawing ability and/or technical skills. This master degree in Theatre Arts is available at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Graduate courses are offered in the disciplines of dramatic analysis, theatre history, directing, film, production, and design. Theatre classes and productions are held in the Temple Building, which contains the Howell Theatre, Studio Theatre, and Lab Theatre. Teaching assistantships are available for selected students.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Advanced Stage Movement
  • Advanced Voice Techniques
  • Costume Crafts
  • Auditioning
  • Advanced Projects in Acting and/or Directing
  • Advanced Projects in Technical Theatre

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
  • The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    341 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 341 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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