The mission of the Department of Theatre Arts Master of Arts program is to provide quality educational experiences
approved and recognized by the National Association of Schools of Theatre to prepare students for
advanced degrees, professional careers, and/or development as teachers. Graduates will demonstrate critical thinking, creative expression, and social responsibility as artists and scholars of Theatre.
Goal 1: The student shall be prepared for continuing graduate study in an MFA or Ph. D. program
Goal 2: The student shall be prepared for a career in professional theatre markets.
Goal 3: The graduate shall be prepared to apply the art and scholarship of theatre art in productions within educational and community settings.
Goal 4: The graduate will be committed to life-long learning and serve the civic good with artistic distinction.
UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditation's at the college, department, or program level.
International Student Requirements:
All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.