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Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Theatre Pedagogy Online

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A Look Into our Online Theatre Pedagogy Master's Program

In this online theatre degree program, you will focus on methodologies to teach and work with theatre students both inside and outside the classroom. Learn from our highly qualified theatre instructors and study topics in theatre production, acting theory, approaches to directing and classical theatre. Gain expertise in every facet of theatre education and prepare for exciting careers such as a community theatre worker, drama therapist, or theatre arts curriculum supervisor.

Tuition
$7,950* Total Tuition, Including Fees
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as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
30 Credit Hours
Tuition
$7,950* Total Tuition, Including Fees
Calendar
as few as 12 months Program Duration
Credit Hours
30 Credit Hours

Learning Outcomes:

  • Teaches the structure of live high school theatrical productions and principles to strengthen theatre practices economically and artistically
  • An aggregate study of Classical Theatre acting styles, costume movement, dance, and music from Greek through Restoration theatre
  • Exposure to techniques and theory in American Realism in addition to in-depth study of performance training in contemporary theatre and the director's role in 19th- and 20th- century theatre productions

Potential Career Outcomes Include:

  • Theatre Instructor
  • Community Theatre Director/Instructor
  • Drama Therapist
  • Theatre Pedagogy Director
  • Instructional Coordinator
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Tuition

Affordable Tuition Available at SOSU

Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers its students the opportunity to earn their online degree with affordable, pay-as-you-go tuition that includes fees.

Tuition
$265 Per Credit Hour
Tuition
$7,950* Total Tuition, Including Fees

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Additional Fees

Application: $25
International Student Application: $65
Books will average about $100 per course.
*Tuition and fees as of Spring 2019. University reserves the right to change tuition and fees at any time.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. The first step in applying for financial aid is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). SOSU's Federal School Code is 003179.

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Durant, OK 74701-3347

Phone: 580-745-2186
Fax: 580-745-7469
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Milestones to Manage Your Student Journey

At SOSU, we offer multiple start dates throughout the year so you never have to wait long to get started on your online degree or certification program. The chart below shows upcoming start dates, along with important deadlines, such as when your application should be submitted and when payments are due.

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Admissions

Criteria for Our M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction – Theatre Pedagogy Online

Southeastern Oklahoma State University's online programs have specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please read the admission guidelines to ensure you qualify.

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Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.0 GPA
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Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's Degree
Minimum GPA Minimum 2.0 GPA

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To meet the admission requirements for the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Theatre Pedagogy online program, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA or minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of courses, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA AND a packet consisting of a current resume, one professional letter of recommendation, and letter of application which outlines the applicant's career goals and objectives (including how an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Theatre Pedagogy will enhance their career) that must be reviewed and approved by program faculty, or
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university and at least 6 hours in a graduate program from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and must be in good standing at previous university
  • No GRE is required for Southeastern Oklahoma State University online M.Ed. programs

International Application and Admissions Requirements: Please note, unfortunately, students with an F-1 visa are ineligible for online programs.

  1. Complete the application. There is a non-refundable $65 application fee.
  2. Academic Records:
    • Original final post-secondary transcript(s) from each college or university attended within the United States.
    • Post-secondary records from outside the U.S. must be course-by-course analyzed by a NACES (www.NACES.org) educational credential evaluation service such as IERF or WES or ECE.
  3. English Proficiency: Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 or an IELTS Academic score of 6.5; taken within 2 years of enrollment.
    • For TOEFL, have your score report sent to Southeastern (institution code: 6657).
    • For IELTS, let us know your TRF number.
    • You do not need TOEFL or IELTS scores if you meet one of the following:
      • English is your first language from a country whose official language is English
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from a U.S. college or university
      • You have a bachelor’s degree from an English speaking country

Official sealed transcripts from all previous institutions should be sent to Southeastern Oklahoma State University:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University/Registrar-M.Ed. Programs
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347

Email: [email protected]


Courses

What You'll Learn in These Theatre Pedagogy Online Classes

For the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Theatre Pedagogy online, you will complete a total of 10 courses equaling 30 credit hours, including 18 credit hours of core coursework and 12 credit hours of Theatre Pedagogy C&I specialty courses.

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EDUC 5203: Introduction to Education Research

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A study of research methodology and literature related to solving educational problems and improving the learning process.

EDUC 5103: History and Philosophy of Education

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Educators will explore, critically appraise, and apply the historical and philosophical foundations of education to their professional practice. Attention will be given to such topics as the purposes of education, professional ethics, technology and education, and diversity in schooling and society.

EDUC 5153: Teaching Strategies

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An investigation of contemporary problems of classroom instruction and related educational and social concerns. Additional strategies for coping with these problems are examined.

EDUC 5183: Learning in Culturally Responsive Learner Environments

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Theoretical and practical foundations to empower visionary leaders with the required innovative, culturally responsive knowledge/skills required to thrive in a variety of socio-economically and/or geographically diverse organizations, such as: K-12 schools, for and/or non-profit organizations, universities, libraries and museums.

EDAD 5373: Public School Law

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

Legal regulations as they relate to the administration of public schools.

EDUC 5313: Introduction to Learning Technologies

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

This course will empower students with the theoretical and practical foundation to create and support innovative, transformational learning environments that are infused with technology.

THTR 5113: Producing the High School Play

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A comprehensive study of theatrical productions in high schools dealing exclusively with live theatre. Descriptions of various branches of the profession and how they are currently structured, and a study of principles to strengthen theatre practice both economically and artistically.

THTR 5223: Classical Theatre

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An aggregate study of place of performance, style of acting, conventions of setting, movement in costume, occupations, manners, dance, and music from Greek through Restoration theatre.

THTR 5363: Acting Theory in America

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

A study of the major techniques and teachers of acting in American Realism in theory and practice.

THTR 5373: Approaches to Directing

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 3

An examination of the evolution of the director’s role in theatre production during the 19th and 20th centuries as well considerations of the director in acting theory and approaches to performance training in contemporary theatre.

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