36 months
Duration
25326 USD/year
25326 USD/year
8982 USD/year
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About

West Virginia University's M.F.A. Lighting Design and Technology 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

Key facts

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

Credits

90 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    25326 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12663 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    8982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4491 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Morgantown

775 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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