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.


Graduates are prepared for future careers in the fields of 

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


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


Median Salary*



Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary


Audio & Video Equipment Technicians


Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School


General & Operations Managers


Middle School Teachers


Secondary School Teachers


Self-Enrichment Education Teachers


Set & Exhibit Designers


Sound Engineering Technicians


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