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Program:
Master
College(s):
College of Arts and Humanities
Department(s):
Theatre

The Master of Fine Arts in Theatre, Themed Experience track prepares students to be the next generation of creative leaders in the themed experience industry. The Themed Experience track teaches the unique creative and production skills, process and concepts utilized to design and produce themed environments such as theme parks, zoos, aquariums, themed retail, dining, museums, virtual worlds and exhibitions. Pulling from the strength and diversity of will pull from the strength and diversity of UCF’s School of Performing Arts and from the direct connection to leaders in the field, this unique program takes advantage of the university’s ideal location in Orlando, the international hub of the themed entertainment industry.

Themed Experience track graduates will be qualified to work as an art director, show producer, designer, production artist, or creative executive for the production of themed experiences.

Many graduates may work directly for theme parks, but others will find employment in exciting and innovative specialty firms producing industry-related items like custom rides, exhibitions, retail, theatrical experiences, effects, events, and museum exhibits, as well as for companies that provide support and services for the themed experience industry.

Students applying for entrance into the MFA programs must have successfully completed a regionally accredited bachelor’s degree program. Concentration or experience in the visual, written or performing arts is preferred.

Track Description

The Master of Fine Arts in Theatre offers a Themed Experience Track designed to teach the unique creative skills, processes and concepts utilized to design and produce themed environments such as theme parks, zoos, aquariums, themed retail, dining, museums, virtual worlds and exhibitions. This program will build upon the strength and diversity of UCF’s Theatre, Art, Design and Hospitality programs as well as the ideal location in Orlando, the international hub of the themed entertainment industry.

Tuition and Fees

UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$369.65 per credit hour

The approximate tuition cost for one year in this program at UCF based on a full time schedule (30 credit hours per year)

UCF is ranked as a best-value university by The Princeton Review and Kiplinger, and one of the nation’s most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$1,194.05 per credit hour

The approximate tuition cost for one year in this program at UCF based on a full time schedule (30 credit hours per year)


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