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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]


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University of Virginia
P.O. Box 400128
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4128
(434) 924-3326 Fax: (434) 924-1447

Degree Requirements

Master of Fine Arts

Of the 72 credits required for the degree, students are expected to complete a minimum of 60 graded credits at or above the 5000 level for the Professional Actor Training Program and the concentrations in Lighting Design and Scenic Design & Technical Production and a minimum of 72 graded credits at or above the 7000 level for the concentration in Costume Design & Technology.  Students are expected to complete a training sequence prescribed by the faculty director of their respective fields which integrates coursework and production, including public performance for actors.

Students are expected to pass first- and second-year reviews and a comprehensive oral examination.

Students are expected to submit a thesis or creative project.


Please follow this link to a listing of graduate course offerings for this program: Graduate Courses Arts & Sciences . Some programs limit the number of credits offered outside the department or school that a student may allocate toward degree requirements.  All course enrollment is subject to approval each term by the Director of Graduate Studies.