Interdisciplinary

Arts Administration, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration provides an interdisciplinary approach to leadership innovation in performance, visual arts, cultural, and community organizations.

The Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration challenges students to create diverse, viable, and sustainable projects and organizations; to use entrepreneurial practices in order to create transformation; to develop and deploy new arts and culture sector-focused business and analytic skills; and to design innovative planning and engagement strategies. Course and project work contains embedded experiential opportunities to explore and demonstrate transformational arts management approaches.

 

The arts sector is more vital and dynamic than ever, flourishing in major arts institutions and “non-hierarchical organizations,” including artist-run spaces and community organizations. This context, paired with changes in the nonprofit funding climate of the past thirty years, has generated a need to transform leadership training in the arts sector. Increasingly, creative thinkers must be equipped with administrative, analytical, and technological skill sets to work within the complex, interdependent arts and cultural ecosystem. In response, the Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration offers an interdisciplinary graduate program focused on leadership innovation in nonprofit performance, visual arts, cultural, and community organizations.

 

This program is conveniently offered 100% online.

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Career Opportunities

Arts Administrator

Fundraising

Development

Arts programming

Educational programming

Multidisciplinary Skills
  • Grant writing
  • Budget planning
  • Strategic planning
  • Event planning
  • Management