College of Fine Arts and Communication


M.F.A. IN THEATRE ARTS

Admission Requirements

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a grade point average of 3.00 or higher. A minimum GPA of 2.75 is required for conditional admission and a minimum GPA of 2.50 is required for a professional admission.

Application Deadline

We accept a cohort of students every other year. Next cycle starts in fall, 2016. The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting materials is February 15, 2015; however, priority will be given to students whose applications and supporting materials are received by February 1.

Application Procedure

Candidates are screened by both the M.F.A. program and by University Admissions. The following admission materials should be submitted to University Admissions, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252:

  • A graduate school application with required fee
  • Official transcripts from every college or university attended
  • A personal artistic statement outlining the candidate's goals as a theatre artist and the specific relevance of the M.F.A. program at Towson to the candidate's objectives
  • A current professional resume
  • Selected slides, photographs, video, DVD reviews, papers, scripts or other supporting materials in multiple artistic disciplines
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can speak to the applicant's talent, scholarship, collaborative skills and ability to thrive in a self-directed program (hard copies or online recommendations accepted)
  • A list of at least three other references, with telephone numbers, whom the department may contact for additional evaluations

For any questions, please contact the administrative director, templecrocker@gmail.com. An interview may be granted at the discretion of M.F.A. faculty following initial admission screening.

Naoko Maeshiba, Director
MFA Program in Theatre Arts
Center for the Arts, Room 3034 (map)

Phone: 410-704-2791
Fax: 410-704-3914
E-mail: nmaeshiba@towson.edu



  Students are admitted for the fall term only.

The deadline for completed applications and admission credentials is Mar. 1.

 

 

 

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