Theatre Transfer Pathway


Degrees and Certificates

Why Choose This Program

You can do a lot with a Theatre degree! Theatre majors can go on to successful careers in the arts, business, education, government, performance, publishing, and much more.

The Theatre AFA is SCTCC's first and only Associate of Fine Arts (AFA). Students will earn a degree that is transferable to all Minnesota State four-year universities and will prepare them for successful careers in the arts, business, education, government, performance, publishing, and much more.

The 9 required Theatre courses will be completed at St. Cloud State University.

Skills Acquired

  • Performance and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Project management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to work individually and collaboratively
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Listening, clarifying, questioning and responding skills
  • Critical thinking skills  

Career Choices

Arts: Performing Arts, Entertainment, Visual Arts, Film, Museums

Business: Consulting, Marketing, Sales, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, Data Science, Insurance

Communications and Media: Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism, Publishing, Writing, Editing, Visual Communication, Technical Writing

Education: Teaching, Higher Education, Secondary Education, Libraries

Government and Law: Pre-Law, Law Enforcement, Paralegal, Lobbying, Public Advocacy, Politics, Local, Federal, & State Government, International Affairs

Healthcare and Science: Pre-Health, Public Health, Pharmacy, Biology, Forensic Science, Chemistry, Physics

Nonprofit and Advocacy: NGOs, Social Work, Counseling, Social Services, Human Services

Tech: Information Technology, Computer Science, Data


The Theatre AFA transfers to all Minnesota State Universities.

  • Bemidji State University 
  • Metropolitan State University 
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 
  • Minnesota State University, Moorhead 
  • St. Cloud State University 
  • Southwest Minnesota State University 
  • Winona State University 

Info Sessions

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SCTCC Admissions Team
Phone 320-308-5089 - Fax 320-308-5981

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