Playwriting (M.F.A.)

The M.F.A. in Playwriting program has been placed on hiatus for the 2018 - 2019 academic year. Application information and deadlines for the 2019 - 2020 academic year will be posted late summer 2019.

The MFA in playwriting requires a total of 64 credits, 16 credits per semester. All courses are four credits.

Course Title Credits
THEA 5000Theatre History I4
THEA 5100Theatre History II4
THEA 6400Design for Playwrights4
THEA 6770Screenwriting4
or THEA 6780 Screenwriting: Idea to Execution
THEA 6980Contemporary Theatre4
THEA 6430Adaptation4
or THEA 6980 Contemporary Theatre
THEA 5750Playwriting Strategies4
THEA 5800TV Comedy Writing4
THEA 5810TV Dramatic Writing4
THEA 6990The Playwright Prepares4
THEA 6500Shakespeare4
THEA 7000Production4
The Playwriting Workshop, taken every semester (four times)16
Playwriting Workshop
Total Credits64