Graduate Admissions

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You are a graduate student if:
You have already received a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) and are working toward a master's or doctoral degree.

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  • Click on the links below for specific instructions for your intended program of application:

DANCE

CLICK HERE for specific instructions from the department on how to apply to the Dance Education Program.

Education: Dance Education (RU Mason Gross undergraduate BFA dance majors only.) EDM Requirements and Deadlines
Education: Dance Education (Professional/Non-Certification Track) EDM Requirements and Deadlines
Education: Dance Education - Certification EDM Requirements and Deadlines

 

MUSIC

 

Music Education MM - Online MM Requirements and Deadlines
Music MM,ADPL,DMA ADPL Requirements and Deadlines
Music MM,ADPL,DMA DMA Requirements and Deadlines
Music MM,ADPL,DMA MM Requirements and Deadlines
Music MA, PHD MA Requirements and Deadlines
Music MA, PHD PHD Requirements and Deadlines

 

THEATER

 

Theater Arts-Acting MFA Requirements and Deadlines
Theater Arts-Design and Costume Technology MFA Requirements and Deadlines
Theater Arts-Directing MFA Requirements and Deadlines
Theater Arts-Playwriting MFA Requirements and Deadlines
Theater Arts-Stage Management MFA Requirements and Deadlines

 

VISUAL ART

 

Visual Arts MFA Requirements and Deadlines

 

Application Checklist

  • Step 1: Before you complete and submit the online application form, be sure to review supporting materials, including personal statement details. (Use a password and PIN to stop and resume a previously begun application as often as necessary.)
  • Step 2: Pay the $65 application fee online. A $40 express-mail fee is optional for those applicants living abroad who want express-mail notification of decisions. Payment by check or money order is also acceptable. Applications received without fees are not processed. Application fees are nonrefundable.
  • Step 3: Send supporting materials (including the fee, unless paid online) to the appropriate graduate admissions office. Decisions cannot be rendered on incomplete applications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required documents are available for review by the program's stated deadline.
  • Step 4: Schedule your audition/interview or submit your portfolio.

 

Academic Requirements

All applicants to the graduate programs must submit evidence of having completed an undergraduate degree; all Doctor of Musical Arts degree or the Artist Diploma must also submit evidence of having completed a Master of Music degree or the equivalent.