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Program Details

  • Award: Master of Fine Arts
  • Credits: 48
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Master of Fine Arts Forensics degree is a terminal degree for forensic professionals. Students who wish to teach and direct forensics programs a the college level will find the MFA is appropriate, tenurable degree at many four-year institutions around the country. The degree additionally certifies intense study of the theory and practice of communicative public performance for those students whose career aspirations are outside of collegiate forensics and teaching. Those students will find the degree as appropriate training for careers as a communication consultant, a motivational speaker and a communication trainer.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Radio and Television Announcers

  • Median wage: $16.19/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • College Communications Teachers

  • Median wage: $60,161/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Public Relations Specialists

  • Median wage: $27.17/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Public Address System and Other Announcers

  • Median wage: $13.95/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Web Developers

  • Median wage: $30.59/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email:

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