Master of Arts
How to Apply
- Apply as a graduate student online - http://wayne.edu/apply
- For admission consideration to Wayne State University, submit the completed application, official transcripts and application fee as directed.
- Prospective graduate students must be accepted by the university and also accepted into the Department of Theatre and Dance through a successful audition (acting) or interview (design/technical theatre).
Upcoming regional audition dates:
More dates to be announced soon
To set up an audition/interview or for more information about applying to the M.F.A program, call (313) 577-3508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications is generally mid-January and admission decisions are usually made by mid-March. Applications are accepted, however, until all openings are filled.
Admission to any graduate-level degree program in the Department of Theatre and Dance is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School. https://wayne.edu/admissions/graduate/
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 ('B') grade point average in their undergraduate degree.
- A minimum of fifteen credits in the area of specialization is preferred.
International students only:
Most international students are required to pass the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). For more information about requirements for international students, go to The Office of International Students and Scholars or direct your questions to:
Office of International Students and Scholars
416 Welcome Center
42 W. Warren
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: 313-577-3422 Fax: 313-577-2962