Careers, Internships & Opportunities

Students who pursue the Design and Production Concentration have the option to take Theater Internship as one Required Course, in addition to the Foundation Courses.

All students who enroll in the program will participate in the extensive department production programs. These opportunities onstage, front of the house, and backstage are a natural and important extension of classroom work.

Careers

Graduates are prepared for future careers in the fields of 

  • acting,
  • directing,
  • education,
  • producing,
  • set designing and
  • scriptwriting.

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Theater Major may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Actors

-

Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary

$66,930.00

Audio & Video Equipment Technicians

$42,190.00

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

$58,660.00

General & Operations Managers

$100,410.00

Middle School Teachers

$57,720.00

Secondary School Teachers

$59,170.00

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

$38,440.00

Set & Exhibit Designers

$53,090.00

Sound Engineering Technicians

$55,810.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).