Costume Design and Technology
Study in the area of costume design takes the student through an introduction to the elements of design, drawing and costume history. The course of study then moves toward an intensive application of designing the character in the world of the play through course work, practical design, and construction.
Students enrolled in the M.F.A. in Costume Design and Technology program will gain training in:
- Developing a Portfolio
- Costume Construction
- Costume Crafts
- Pattern Drafting
- Prosthetics Construction
- Mask Making
- Wig Construction
Program Application RequirementsResume/CV, 3 Letters of recommendation, Supplemental Application / Portfolio
Additional Application Information
Portfolio (Physical), Interview
Please contact the program coordinator for more information regarding the additional application materials.
Program Application Test RequirementsM.F.A. Design and Technology programs accept applications every year and admit students on a rolling basis. Acceptance is determined after an interview and portfolio review.
Fall DeadlineAugust 1
Spring DeadlineJanuary 1
Summer DeadlineDOES NOT ADMIT
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
National Association of the Schools of Theatre