The Department of Dramatic Arts offers an online graduate certificate in Puppet Arts. The certificate is comprised of four required courses totaling 12 credits. The courses in the program emphasize the construct puppets using a variety of techniques, including sculpting, molding, casting, painting, and carving and how puppetry can be used as a global art form. Students will also gain insights into the history of puppetry and will have an understanding of the larger context of the field and how traditions influence practices today. This program can be completed in 17 months.
This certificate is offered by the School of Fine Arts.