National Association of Schools of Theatre Commission on Accreditation - (NAST)

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Recognized by

  • U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
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Executive Director

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The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of March 2018, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.

CHEA Profile Accredited Program City State / Territory / Province
Alabama State University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre (Dance, General, Performance, Technical) Montgomery AL
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles Associate of Arts-2 years: Acting Los Angeles CA
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles Associate of Occupational Studies-2 years: Acting Los Angeles CA
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles Certificate in Advanced Studies-3 years: Actor Training Los Angeles CA
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York Associate of Occupational Studies-2 years: Acting New York NY
American Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York Certificate in Advanced Studies-3 years: Actor Training New York NY
American Comedy Institute Certificate-1 year: Professional Comedy Program New York NY
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Acting Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Dance Theatre Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Music Theatre Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Performing Arts Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Certificate-2 years: Professional Training: The Integrated Program (Musical Theatre, Acting, Dance) Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Certificate-2 years: Professional Training: The Studio Program (Acting for Stage, Film and Television) Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles Dance Theatre Conservatory Program-2 years Los Angeles CA
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York Certificate-2 years: Professional Training: The Integrated Program (Musical Theatre, Acting, Dance) New York NY
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York Certificate-2 years: Professional Training: The Studio Program (Acting for Stage, Film and Television) New York NY
American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York Dance Theatre Conservatory Program-2 years New York NY
Appalachian State University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre Arts (Design/Technology, General, Performance) Boone NC
Appalachian State University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre Arts (Theatre Education) Boone NC
Atlantic Acting School Certificate Program-2 1/2 years: Acting New York NY
Atlantic Acting School Evening Conservatory-1 year New York NY
Atlantic Acting School Youth and Teen Program New York NY
Auburn University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre Auburn AL
Auburn University Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Theatre (Design/Technology, Management, Performance) Auburn AL
Auburn University Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Theatre Performance (Musical Theatre) Auburn AL
Ball State University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre (Design and Technology, Production [Directing, Stage Management], Theatrical Studies) Muncie IN
Ball State University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre Education Muncie IN
Ball State University Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Acting; Musical Theatre Muncie IN
Ball State University Bachelor of Science-4 years: Theatre (Design and Technology, Production [Directing, Stage Management], Theatrical Studies) Muncie IN
Ball State University Bachelor of Science-4 years: Theatre Education Muncie IN
Baylor University Bachelor of Arts-4 years: Theatre Arts Waco TX
Baylor University Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Design Waco TX
Baylor University Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Performance Waco TX
Baylor University Bachelor of Fine Arts-4 years: Theatre Studies Waco TX
Baylor University Master of Arts-1 1/2 years: Theatre Waco TX

* Indicates a free-standing, single purpose program.

**Indicates Candidate only.

***Indicates Applicant only.