Academic Programs Catalog

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Theatre

Linked Bachelor's-Master's Degree in Theatre

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre
Master of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre
The department welcomes applications from Michigan State University Theatre undergraduate students in their junior and senior year.  Admission applications must be made during the prior spring semester for an anticipated spring graduation or the prior fall semester for an anticipated fall graduation to allow admission before the final semester as a Theatre undergraduate.  Admission to the program requires a minimum undergraduate grade-point average of 3.5, completion of the required prerequisites for the master’s program and an approved program of study for the Master of Fine Arts degree in Theatre at the time of admission. Admission to the Linked Bachelor’s-Master’s program allows the application of up to 15 credits toward the master's program for qualifying 400-level and above course work taken at the undergraduate level at Michigan State University or an external accredited institution. The number of approved credits, not to exceed 15, are applied toward the credit requirement of the master's degree. Credits applied to the Linked Bachelor's-Master's program are not eligible to be applied to any other graduate degree program.