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    Eastern Michigan University
  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Master of Arts in Theatre Arts with a Concentration in Applied Drama & Theatre for the Young (TADT)

The program prepares students for professional careers in theatre for young, school, and diverse community audiences; drama as an educational methodology; and applied theatre with an emphasis on community engagement and social change.

Admission Requirements

Applicant must:

  1. Meet the admission requirements for the Graduate School and be accepted into the program by the school;
  2. Have at least a minor or the equivalent in communication, theatre arts, or drama/theatre for the young;
  3. Have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 2.7 or 3.0 in the last half of undergraduate work; and
  4. In the case of international students, have a minimum TOEFL score (see the International Admissions website for minimum scores).

School Information

Communication, Media & Theatre Arts, College of Arts and Sciences

John G. Cooper, Ph.D. | Interim Director | 124 Quirk | 734.487.3131 |

Advisor Information

Christine Tanner, Ph.D. | 713 Pray-Harrold | 734.487.0032 |

Program Requirements

Students must:

  1. Early in their graduate work, prepare an official program of study in consultation with an assigned graduate advisor and file it with the Graduate School;
  2. Successfully meet all conditions stipulated upon entry into the program; and
  3. Complete, with an overall GPA of at least 3.0, a minimum of 30 hours of approved course work as identified in the official Program of Study.

Degree Requirements: 30 hours

All Master of Arts in Theatre Arts programs require the completion of 30 hours of course work to be distributed among required courses and elective courses as follows:

Elective Courses: 6-8 hours

Additional courses selected in consultation with academic advisor based upon student’s individual needs.