Minnesota State University - Mankato

College of Arts and Humanities

Theater Arts


Physical Education/Human Performance

1400 Highland Center

Mankato, MN 56001

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department offers a Master of Fine Arts degree curriculum to a 60-credit, three-year program. The Performance MFA now offers the Acting, Directing and Musical Theatre tracks; the Design/Technology MFA offers Scenic Design, Costume Design, Lighting Design and Sound Design tracks, as well as Technical Direction.

The MA in Theatre Arts is available for students who have an undergraduate major or minor in theatre or its equivalent. Thirty credits of graduate level work is required to complete the Master of Arts degree. Fifty percent of these hours must be at the 600 level. In addition to Theatre Research, specific plans of study are to be devised with the concurrence of the student's advisor. No P/N grades are acceptable in fulfilling major requirements.

Graduate program acceptance is predicated on area of interest.  Priority will be given to applications received by March 1.   Get more information about what to include for the

audition DVD

. Contact the department chair after that date to determine potential vacancies;

Paul J. Hustoles


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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