Theatre Education, MA
The Master of Arts in Theatre Education is an academically rigorous program examining the philosophical, theoretical and practical implications in the field of theatre education. In this program, students will reflect on the bigger challenges that constantly face theatre educators in the classroom, and more broadly, in the country. Students should expect to reflect, assess, and re-evaluate their own practice and theoretical understandings of the field.
- Fall Admissions: April 1st
Applicants must apply to the University of Northern Colorado Graduate School before the program area reviews the applicant’s request for admission. To apply, submit the following materials in a single packet along with the application fee. Failure to submit all required materials will delay the evaluation and screening of your application.
- Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree and a strong desire to obtain a Master of Arts degree in Theatre Education.
- Submit an essay stating their goals for the program and discuss why graduate school in an appropriate choice in their careers at this time.
- $50 non-refundable application fee
- International Students: $60 non-refundable application fee
- Completed Online Application
- Three Letters of Recommendation (pdf)
- One official copy of transcripts from all accredited college or university attended since completing high school. UNC Alumni need not submit transcripts
- A teaching certificate is recommended yet not required. If a candidate does not have a teaching certificate and would like to work toward certification as well, please visit the following website
- A minimum of nine and a maximum of twelve students will be admitted each year. The goal is that each class will reflect a mix of diverse backgrounds, experience and interests.
- Selection for the program will be made by the end of April.
- The online program is offered in the fall and spring. Students will be on campus for three weeks in July in the summer after the first spring term.