Texas Tech University

TTU theatre students performing in 1900 costumes

School of Theatre & Dance
Master of Fine Arts
Theatre Arts

M.F.A. in Theatre Arts

Emphasizing the training of professional practitioners or professional teachers of the theatre practice, the Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts is a terminal professional degree that provides intensive concentration in arts administration, design, performance and pedagogy, or playwriting. A minimum of 60 hours is required beyond the baccalaureate. Completion of the M.F.A. degree requires a written thesis or a thesis project.

The M.F.A. program is a professional training program that provides rigorous instruction and practical opportunities, on an in-depth level, in one area of specialization.

M.F.A. Tracks in Theatre Arts

What Sets Us Apart

§  We value our students' research agendas and support furthering their educational interests with travel to major conferences, festivals, and institutes, both nationally and internationally.

International Travel

Tennessee Williams Institute in Provincetown, MA

WildWind Performance Lab


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