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Lighting Design and Technology

West Virginia University

Master
36 months
Duration
24840 USD/year
24840 USD/year
8820 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The M.F.A. Lighting program emphasizes a hands-on learning environment. Students get an immersive lighting experience from production electricians, to designers, to moving light technicians, and lighting console programmers. 

Overview

Design training features an emphasis on the development of the production and lighting aesthetic and the ability to help tell a story in a collaborative and supportive team atmosphere.

Learning outcomes

Students enrolled in the M.F.A. in Lighting Design and Technology program at West Virginia University will gain training in:

  • Vectorworks Spotlight
  • Light Plots and Paperwork
  • Programming Consoles
  • Moving Lights
  • ETC Beta Testing (Eos/Ion/Element)
  • Wiring

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Programming for Lighting
  • Principles of Stage Lighting
  • Costume Crafts Studio
  • Production Planning
  • Grad Theatre Health and Safety
  • Graduate Vocal Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

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.
2.75

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

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • In-State

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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