Theatre Education

Catholic University of America

M.A. On Campus Blended
12 months
49680 USD/year
49680 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Theatre Education (M.A.) offered by Catholic University of America prepares students, teachers, and teaching artists to use the creative and instructional skills of the theater in the classroom, in productions at elementary and secondary schools, and in community programs.


The Theatre Education (M.A.)  at Catholic University of America is the newest of five graduate theatre programs offered by the Department of Drama. The degree program is the only one of its kind in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Designed to specifically accommodate the schedules of working teachers, classes are offered evenings, and during summer semesters. OR complete the MATE program in 3 SUMMERS.

Creative Teaching Through Drama Track

Choose this track if you are or want to be:

  • a classroom teacher who wants to add arts-integrated drama learning strategies to your teaching repertoire to increase student engagement and comprehension
  • a teaching artist in search of an advanced degree that will increase the skills you bring to your education drama residencies

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • History of Drama and Theatre in Education
  • Theatre of the Oppressed: History and Applications for Theatre in Education
  • Field Studies in Theatre Education
  • Drama in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




33 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24840 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    49680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24840 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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