Sep 27, 2023  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [Archived Catalog]

Theater and Production Management Certificate

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Theater and Production Management – CTTPMG

School of Theater
307 Kantner Hall
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701

Delivery Mode: Athens Campus

Terms of Entry: Fall, Spring

Enrollment Eligibility: Degree-seeking students

Certificate Overview

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.

Admission Requirements

  • 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.

International Students

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.

Completion Requirements

The Certificate requires 4 total courses, 12 credit hours.

Required Courses

Complete the following 3 courses for a total of 9 hours:

Choose 1 of the following

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