Speech and Theater Arts

An education in speech and drama not only includes some of the most exciting courses at a college campus but also opens up an amazing number of career doors. Here are just a few:

  • film acting
  • television acting
  • stage acting
  • management
  • marketing
  • advertising
  • theology
  • therapeutic fields
  • voice acting
  • communications
  • speech language pathology
  • production

These courses develop the confidence and communication skills you need to compete in the workforce and find a job anywhere. You can select from courses in debate, communication, acting, theater, film and more.

MCC-Blue River and MCC-Longview campuses have strong theater departments that will let you put your talent in lights. Our speech and drama program is built around the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree. This degree gives you a solid background in general education courses that can transfer to a four-year institution.

Career and salary information

Visit the MoSCORES website for information on MCC's programs, including length, credit hours, and wage and employment data. Search Metropolitan Community College. Note: The historical data listed is informational and can vary based on the number of credit hours students earn, local wage conditions and other factors.

Transfer made simple

Many MCC students plan to transfer. Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it.

We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities, so make sure you speak with an academic advisor before enrolling, particularly since transfer agreements can change based on curriculum revisions.

Learn more about MCC's seamless transfer

Transfer credits

While MCC does not offer a degree in this field, these freshman- and sophomore-level courses easily transfer to a four-year college or university. Depending on your chosen major, these courses may apply toward your degree or as elective credits. Check with your transfer school and your MCC academic advisor for the most accurate and timely transfer information.

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