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Theatre, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #701 (QS) , FL,
The Master of Arts in Theatre provides high school teachers, community college teachers, and developing theatre scholars the opportunity to strengthen skills and knowledge of theatre beyond the undergraduate level.

About

The Master of Arts in Theatre provides less practical training than the MFA degree. Since its purpose is not to train persons for professional careers in the arts and entertainment industry, the program of study is more theoretical. MA students typically pursue a variety of goals: increasing specific theatrical skills, extending theatre skills into new areas, preparing for entrance into doctoral Theatre programs, or in the case of educators, expanding their expertise and credentials. Students may be admitted on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dramatic Theory and Criticism
  • American Theatre 
  • Theatre Management
  • Careers in Professional Theatre 
  • Contemporary Theatre Practice 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
  • BA or BFA in Theatre or equivalent.
  • A 3.0 Theatre GPA.
  • An interview is required.
  • 5-10 page academic paper.
  • Goals statement.
  • An 8 X 10 headshot.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Complete the general entrance prerequisites.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    288 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 288 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    288 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 288 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    288 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 288 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Orlando

  • 1111 - 1940 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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