M.A. On Campus


Idaho State University

12 months
26547 USD/year
26547 USD/year
9925 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Theatre from Idaho State University helps students gain knowledge of theatre as a social and aesthetic experience.


Theatre from Idaho State University aims to helps students develop pedagogical skills enabling the students to pass on their knowledge to others.

Graduates with Theatre from Idaho State University will develop the following competencies:

  • A highly developed understanding of the history and literature of the art.
  • The ability to read, understand, and critique scholarly theatre-related essays and books.
  • The ability to contribute to general theatre scholarship.
  • The demonstrated ability to continue with graduate work toward a terminal degree, whether a master's degree or doctorate.
  • Knowledge of theatre as a social and aesthetic experience.
  • Knowledge of the history of the theatre and related dramatic literature.
  • Competence in basic acting and directing skills.
  • Competence in technical aspects of theatre.
  • Competence in study skills.
  • Competence in research skills.
  • Competence in thinking clearly, logically, and independently.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work within a collaborative art.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre Backgrounds
  • Stage Costume History
  • Stage Costume Design
  • Problems in Acting
  • Advanced Costume Construction
  • Advanced Light Design
  • Scenic Painting
  • Modern European Theatre
  • American Theatre
  • Basic Pattern Drafting for Stage Costuming
  • Period Pattern Drafting for Stage Costuming
  • Advanced Acting Styles
  • Advanced Scene Design
  • Beginning Stage Direction
  • Advanced Stage Direction
  • Contemporary Theatre

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students deadlines are for priority application forms.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or equivalent
    • Standardized Test or GPA requirements
    • Transcript(s)
    • English proficiency score
    • Names and contact information of recommenders
    • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26547 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26547 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9925 USD per year during 12 months.

Summer tuition: $504.97 per credit hour 

Living costs for Idaho Falls

680 - 970 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.

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