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Arts Management Graduate Certificate

Arts Management Graduate Certificate

Arts Management (Graduate Certificate)

Offered by the Department of Performing Arts, College of Arts and Sciences.

Admission to the Program

Open to students with a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution. Applicants must have completed nine or more courses in theatre, dance, music, or visual arts, one third of which should be advanced work or equivalent training. Equivalent training is four or more years' experience in a professional organization. Students are encouraged to schedule a personal interview with the program director.

Certificate Requirements

  • 15 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 6 credit hours at the 600-level or above, with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit.

Course Requirements

Required (9 credit hours)

Electives (6 credit hours)

  • 6 credit hours in approved courses at the 500 or 600-level

Graduate Certificates

The Arts Management Program offers three different graduate certificates: 

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