Missouri State University

Theatre and dance

Theatre Graduate Program


The MA in Theatre program is no longer accepting applications from prospective students.

WHY pursue a graduate degree in theatre at Missouri State?
  • All courses are offered online allowing you to conveniently complete most of the program without disrupting your current work schedule.
  • Our program is comprised of diverse a offering of theatre courses, allowing you to create an individualized program of study that supplements your theatre background or helps you transition into a career in theatre.
  • You can apply your advanced knowledge of theatre at a higher level while completing a four week summer practicum, giving you practical work experience in an actual production.

Creating additional opportunities in theatre

The Master of Arts in Theatre program can be completed online with the exception of a four week practicum experience. You can continue to work at your career while receiving additional training in acting and sound, lighting and costume design.

Courses also provide a more in–depth study of theatre history, theory and teaching methods perfect for a working professional, teacher or someone just interested in furthering their arts career.