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Degrees Offered:

  • M.F.A. in Theater
  • See Speech Communication for Ph.D.

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required - None

Deadlines - None

Areas of Interest:

  • Costume Design - M.F.A.
  • Directing - M.F.A.
  • History and Critism - M.F.A. (See Speech Communication for Ph.D.)
  • Lighting Design - M.F.A.
  • Playwriting - M.F.A. (See Speech Communication for Ph.D.)
  • Scenic Design - M.F.A.
  • Technical Direction - M.F.A.


Departmental Contact Information 

Darlene Reidelberger


Communications Room 1033F
Mailcode - 6608
Carbondale, IL 62901

For complete details - Visit the Theater Web page

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