Theatre Education Programs

The following list of theatre education programs is divided into two categories: “Undergraduate Theatre Education Programs” and “Graduate Theatre Education Programs”. The programs below are sorted alphabetically by country, with the US separated into states and Canada into provinces.

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Undergraduate Theatre Education Programs

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Undergraduate Theatre Education Programs

Canada

Manitoba

The University of Winnipeg – Theatre and Film: Drama in Education Concentration, BA

Ontario

University of Windsor – Drama and Concurrent Education, BA

University of Windsor – Drama in Education and Community, BA

Quebec

Bishop’s University – Secondary Education and Drama, BA


England

Bath Spa University – Education Secondary and Drama, BA (HONS)

University of Winchester – Education and Drama, BA


Netherlands

HKU University of the Arts – (Dutch) Theatre and Education, Bth


USA

Alabama

Troy University – Theatre Education, BSE

Arizona

Grand Canyon University – Theatre for Secondary Education, BA

Arkansas

Harding University – Drama/Speech Licensure K-12, BA

Harding University – Theatre Licensure 7-12, BA

California

Santa Clara University – Theatre: Focus on Teaching the Performing Arts, BA

Colorado

Fort Lewis College – Theatre: K-12 Education, BA

University of Northern Colorado – Theatre Education, BA

Georgia

Columbus State University – Theatre Education, BSEd

Illinois

Elmhurst College – Theatre Arts Education, BA

Illinois State University – Theatre Education, BA

Indiana

Ball State University – Theatre Education, BA, BS

University of Indianapolis – Theatre Teaching, BA

Iowa

Drake University – Teaching Certification: Theatre, Speech and English, BFA

Saint Ambrose University – Secondary Speech and Theatre Teaching (7-12), BA

Kentucky

Morehead State University – Theatre: Teaching Certification (P-12), BA

Massachusetts

Bridgewater State University – Theatre Education, BA

Emerson College – Theatre Education, BFA

Michigan

Eastern Michigan University – Communication & Theatre Arts Teaching, BA

Mississippi

Mississippi University for Women – Theatre Education, BA + Teacher Certification

Missouri

Missouri State University – Speech and Theatre Education, BSEd

Northwest Missouri State University – Speech and Theatre Education, BSEd

William Jewell College – Education: Speech and Theatre Emphasis, BS

Montana

University of Montana – Theatre Education, BA

Nebraska

Nebraska Wesleyan University – Theatre Arts Education, BA

New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire – Theatre: Secondary Education Option, BA

University of New Hampshire – Theatre: Youth Drama Option, BA

New Jersey

Montclair State University – Theatre: Teacher Education Concentration, BA

New York

Nazareth College – Theatre with Adolescent Certification, BA

Nazareth College – Theatre with Childhood Education, BS

NYU Steinhardt – Educational Theatre: Drama in Education, BS

North Carolina

Appalachian State University – Theatre Education, BA

East Carolina University – Theatre Arts Education, BFA

Meredith College – Theatre: K-12 Licensure, BA

North Carolina Central University – Theatre: K-12 Concentration, BA

UNC Greensboro – Theatre Education, BFA

University of North Carolina Charlotte – Theatre: Theatre Education (K-12) Concentration, BA

Oklahoma

University of Central Oklahoma – Theatre/Communication Education, BFA

Oregon

Western Oregon University – Theatre Education, BFA

Pennsylvania

Marywood University – Communication Arts 7-12/Theatre Education, BA

Temple University – Theatre: Education 4+1 Program, BA

South Carolina

Winthrop University – Theatre + Teacher Certification (PK-12), BA

South Dakota

Black Hills State University – Theatre Teaching, BA

Tennessee

Belmont University – Theatre: Theatre Education, BFA

Texas

Angelo State University – Theatre, BA + Teacher Certification

Sam Houston State University – Theatre: Teacher Certification, BFA

Stephen F. Austin State University – Theatre with Teaching Certification, BA

The University of Texas El Paso – Theatre: Education Concentration, BA + Teaching Certification

Texas State University – Theatre: Teacher Certification, BFA

Texas Woman’s University – Theatre: Teacher Certification, BA

University of Houston – Theatre Education with Certification, BFA

University of North Texas – Theatre: All-Level Teacher Certification, BA

University of Texas at Austin – Theatre Studies + Teacher Certification, BFA

Utah

Brigham Young University -Theatre Arts Education, BA

University of Utah – Theatre Teaching, BFA

Utah State University – Theatre Education, BFA

Utah Valley University – Theatre Arts Education, BS

Weber State University – Theatre Arts Teaching, BA

Virginia

Sweet Briar College – Theatre, BA + Teaching Licensure

Washington

Central Washington University – Theatre Education, BFA

Western Washington University – Theatre: Educational Theatre Concentration, BA

Wisconson

Edgewood College – Theatre Education, BA

Ripon College – Theatre: Education Accreditation, BA

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – Theatre Arts: Teaching Major, BA

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee – Theatre Education, BA


Wales

Aberystwyth University – (English/Welsh) Education/Drama and Theatre Studies, BA


Graduate Theatre Education Programs

England

University of Birmingham – Shakespeare and Education, MA

University of Warwick – Drama and Theatre Education, MA


USA

Colorado

University of Northern Colorado – Theatre Education, MA

Florida

Florida State University – Theatre Educators, MS

Georgia

Columbus State University – Theatre Education, M.Ed.

Massachusetts

Boston University – Theatre Education, MFA

Michigan

Eastern Michigan University – Applied Drama & Theatre for the Young, MFA

Wayne State University – Theatre and Dance: Teaching Artistry, MFA

Missouri

Missouri State University – Speech and Theatre Education, MSEd

New York

Adelphi University –  Educational Theatre, MA

NYU Steinhardt – Educational Theatre: Grades K-12, MA

The City College of New York – Educational Theatre, Certification, MSEd

North Carolina

The University of North Carolina Greensboro – Theatre for Youth, MFA

Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh – Performance Pedagogy, MFA

South Carolina

College of Charleston – Performing Arts: Teaching, MAT

University of South Carolina – Theatre Education, MAT

Texas

University of Houston – Theatre for Educators, MA

Texas Tech University – Theatre: Performance & Pedagogy, MFA

Washington D.C.

The Catholic University of America – Theatre Education, MA

The Catholic University of America – Creative Teaching Through Drama, Graduate Certificate


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