Theater and Production Management – CTTPMG
School of Theater
307 Kantner Hall
Athens, Ohio 45701
Delivery Mode: Athens Campus
Terms of Entry: Fall, Spring
Enrollment Eligibility: Degree-seeking students
The Theater and Production Management Graduate Certificate is 12 total credit hours and can be completed in two semesters. The certificate offers a holistic approach to management and enables students to develop a greater understanding of both the professional and artisan practices behind the management and production of theater. Through classroom learning and hands-on experiences, students hone their abilities in interpersonal communication, process, shop mechanics, and overall management of the theater.
Certificate Learning Outcomes:
- Students will gain an understanding of administrative skills and how they are specifically applied in the industry.
- Students will gain competencies in various aspects of production and personnel management.
- Students will learn professional and artisan practices that guide the overall management and production of theater.
- Students will hone their abilities in interpersonal communication and the ability to collaborate with–and advocate for- theater organizations, educational institutions, and/or community arts organizations.
Opportunities upon Completion
Theater and Production managers are highly sought after in the industry, yet often come to these positions underprepared. The certificate is a valuable credential to secure employment in professional theater companies, educational institutions, and/or community arts organizations.
- Completed application form
- Copy of most recent transcript or DARS report (GPA of 3.0 or higher)
- Interview with theater faculty
- Resume or portfolio that details professional theater (or equivalent) experience.
- Bachelor’s degree in theater or equivalent professional experience is required.
This certificate program alone does not permit full-time enrollment in residence at Ohio University, and an I-20 cannot be issued based on admission to this certificate.
The Certificate requires 4 total courses, 12 credit hours.