Speech and Theatre Education Graduate Program

Why study speech and theatre education at Missouri State?

  • You will work with an advisor to develop an approved plan of study that will help you reach your professional career goals.
  • Online courses are available, giving you flexible options for completion. Class sizes are kept small so that you receive personalized one-on-one attention.
  • There are many opportunities for practical work experience on productions, expanding your skill base to share with your students.
  • A graduate degree can qualify you for advancement in your field by highlighting your commitment to professional development.

Build on your career teaching speech and theatre

The Master of Science in Education in Speech and Theatre is an interdisciplinary program which is offered in collaboration with the department of theatre and dance and the College of Education. This program allows current educators to expand their knowledge in the speech and theatre disciplines.

Students in this graduate program further their knowledge by completing courses in theatre history, theory and pedagogy as well as education courses in philosophy, professionalism, theory, methodology and research.

Careers and Outcomes

A graduate degree in speech and theatre education will make you better equipped to run community, educational theatre programs and more.