Skip to main content

Scenic Design and Technology  Master's

Master the advanced creation of stage-worlds using a combination of practical problem solving with conceptual ideas to extend the performance's meaning.


What is Scenic Design and Technology at WVU like?


Training in Scene Design at WVU starts with mastering basic design skills and advances to creating intricate stage worlds. Our program combines practical problem-solving with conceptual ideas to enhance and extend the meaning of performances.

Your training will include:

  • Traditional techniques and industry-standard digital media
  • Design
  • Model building
  • SketchUp
  • AutoCAD
  • Vectorworks
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Scene painting
  • Stage properties
  • Teaching

Application Deadlines

Each graduate program sets their own terms of admission and application deadlines. Applicants can only apply for admission for the terms displayed below. Any questions regarding the application deadline should be directed to the graduate program representative.

Fall: August 1
Spring: January 1

At a Glance

Next Steps

Interested in this major? Here are some suggested next steps:

Apply NowRequest InfoVirtual TourVisit WVU


What are the requirements to apply for Scenic Design and Technology at WVU?

University Requirements

To be eligible for admission into a graduate program at WVU an applicant must submit official, bachelors degree transcripts from a regionally accredited institution and hold a GPA of at least 2.75.

WVU operates decentralized admissions. Decentralized admissions allows each graduate program to set its own application requirements in addition to the University requirements.

Program Requirements

To be eligible for admission into the Scenic Design and Technology graduate program an applicant must submit the following documentation:

  • Letters of Recommendation - Three
  • Résumé /CV
  • Portfolio Review

Additional application considerations:

  • Portfolio (Physical)
  • Interview (Please contact the Program Coordinator for more information regarding the additional application materials)

Applications that are incomplete or are submitted after the deadline may be reviewed if openings remain.

International applicants must also submit the materials required for international students.

Program Contact

If you have any questions about this graduate program, please contact Tammy Honesty at

Contact Information

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Like what you see?

Take the next step and become a Mountaineer.

Become an expert in your field.

Your first step to becoming a Mountaineer is applying for admission. Our online application makes the process as convenient as possible.

Apply Now

Visit our beautiful campus.

Visit WVU either in person or through one of our many digital outlets. Be our guest for a few minutes or a day and get a feel for academic and student life.

Visit WVU

Let us tell you more.

Fill out the Request Info form to learn about the opportunities that await you.

Request Information