As we've been going to the accepted student programs and are looking more closely at all the course offerings at each school we realize that some Theatre and MT programs are better at preparing you for the realities of the business side of show business. While good, intensive training is necessary for the "pure" form of acting, getting an agent/manager/job is just as important and requires other skills and knowledge. As anyone who has done it, auditioning is a different skill set than acting. Marketing yourself is vitally important to an acting career, as are organizational skills, professionalism, etc. There are many very talented people who never succeed because they are lacking in the business skills needed and, vice versa, there are less talented actors who succeed because they know how to "work the system."
I believe, others might disagree, that a good theatre program teaches those skills as well. Just a thought as people are trying to make decisions as to where to spend the next four years.