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Theatre Arts

Texas Tech University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
15251 USD/year
15251 USD/year
7781 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Theatre Arts at Texas Tech University prepares students for further graduate work (in either a Ph.D. or an M.F.A. program), for teaching at the community college or secondary level, and for analytical positions within the profession (such as those of dramaturg or literary manager). 

Overview

The School of Theatre and Dance produces two seasons of plays annually. They have a mostly faculty-directed four play Mainstage Season, a five-show Lab season that uses students and faculty to direct and design, and a summer performance lab in which students develop plays and devise works.

The Master of Arts in Theatre Arts at Texas Tech University requires a minimum of 36 semester hours beyond the baccalaureate.

Core requirements develop key competencies in:

  • academic research
  • writing

Electives ensure a familiarity with a broad range of artistic and administrative skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Directing
  • Survey of Theatre History
  • Seminar in Theatre Research Methods
  • Mentoring Community Outreach in the Arts

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit the application at least three months before the intended date of enrollment
  • Provide transcripts of all previous college-level study
  • Provide all required supplemental materials
  • A required application fee
  • 3 letters of recommendation, preferable from sources in the area of theatre 
  • Current resume
  • A writing sample (a minimum of 750 words), preferable about an aspect of theatre. PHD applicants:  submit 10-30 pages of your best research or academic writing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15251 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15251 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7781 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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