24 months
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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The Theater Directing program is offered at Brooklyn College at The City University of New York.


The Department of Theater Directing at The City University of New York offers a master of fine arts degree in theater with a concentration in one of the following areas: performing arts management, acting, directing, dramaturgy, or design. 

Learning outcomes

The two-year, 60-credit program prepares students for leadership and professional careers in each area of concentration through a combination of practical and theoretical courses as well as through internships with major institutions in the New York metropolitan area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Improvisation for the Actor 
  • Principles of Performing Arts Administration
  • Directing: Rehearsal Process and Problems
  • Theater Practicum
  • Performing Arts Externship
  • Advanced Seminar in Directing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.')
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Directing resume
  • Personal statement of reasons for wishing to pursue an MFA in Directing at Brooklyn College.
  • F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


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