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Art and Design Certificate in Arts Management

Diploma Description

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The growth in the number of organizations dedicated to the fine arts, dance, music, theatre, and related fields, combined with the influences of a constantly changing economic, cultural, and technological landscape, offers rich opportunities for skilled arts professionals. Whether you are currently working as an arts administrator and seek to improve your skills or to attain a new position, or you are considering a career change, the Certificate in Arts Management will provide you with the managerial, fundraising, marketing, and financial skills necessary to succeed in the competitive world of visual and performing arts organizations. This certificate is ideal for practicing and aspiring arts professionals, as well as visual and performing artists looking to enhance their careers with positions in arts management. Develop important critical thinking, leadership, and communication skills while expanding your professional networks and learning from experts in the field. The Certificate must be completed within three years of taking the first certificate-eligible course.

Must be completed within

3 years

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT GIVE YOU THE SKILLS AND TRAINING YOU NEED TO START YOUR NEW CAREER

Program Curriculum

COURSES THAT PROVIDE FOUNDATIONAL INFORMATION IN THE FIELD WITH OPTIONS TO SPECIALIZE IN AN AREA RELEVANT TO YOUR NEEDS

REQUIRED COURSES

All Courses Required

Development for the Visual and Performing Arts

Learn the techniques, skills, and strategies for implementing effective fundraising plans for visual and performing arts organizations.

2018 Fall
1 section

Nonprofit Arts Management

Learn the fundamentals of healthy nonprofit arts organizations by surveying the principal concerns and skills required of an arts manager.

2018 Fall
1 section

Marketing and Community Engagement for the Arts

Examine what a nonprofit arts manager must know about the business of marketing the visual and performing arts.

Financial Management for the Arts

Gain an understanding of the financial foundation of cultural organizations, which is critical to your and your organization’s success.

ELECTIVES

Complete 2

Managing Performing Arts Organizations

Learn to develop programs that further a performing arts organization’s mission while meeting the needs and interests of different audiences.

Managing Museums and Other Cultural Institutions

Gain knowledge of the relationships among collecting, preserving, and presenting works of art and cultural heritage.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Arts

Examine the concepts of culture, diversity, and equity, and learn how to cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion at an arts organization.

Entrepreneurship and the Arts

Explore the intersection of art and entrepreneurship, and acquire the knowledge needed to create your own arts-related enterprise.

General Admission Requirements

For those who have completed some college Completion of 32 credits with at least 2 years work experience OR 60 credits with no work experience required

Development for the Visual and Performing Arts

Learn the techniques, skills, and strategies for implementing effective fundraising plans for visual and performing arts organizations.

2018 Fall
1 section

Nonprofit Arts Management

Learn the fundamentals of healthy nonprofit arts organizations by surveying the principal concerns and skills required of an arts manager.

2018 Fall
1 section

Marketing and Community Engagement for the Arts

Examine what a nonprofit arts manager must know about the business of marketing the visual and performing arts.

Financial Management for the Arts

Gain an understanding of the financial foundation of cultural organizations, which is critical to your and your organization’s success.

Managing Performing Arts Organizations

Learn to develop programs that further a performing arts organization’s mission while meeting the needs and interests of different audiences.

Managing Museums and Other Cultural Institutions

Gain knowledge of the relationships among collecting, preserving, and presenting works of art and cultural heritage.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Arts

Examine the concepts of culture, diversity, and equity, and learn how to cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion at an arts organization.

Entrepreneurship and the Arts

Explore the intersection of art and entrepreneurship, and acquire the knowledge needed to create your own arts-related enterprise.