School of Theatre & Dance
Master of Fine 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 MFA degree requires a written thesis or a thesis project.
The MFA 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.
Application Information will depend upon your desired MFA Program.
- For deadlines and more information, please see our Theatre & Dance Graduate Admissions Page
Advocacy & Collaboration
Applied Anatomy & Movement Analysis
Choreography: Practices & Perspectives
Dance Histories I
Dance Histories II
Dance in Communities
Practical Issues in Dance Pedagogy
Qualitative Research Methodologies
Thesis Project Proposal
Thesis Project Presentation