Arts Leadership and Cultural Management

The Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Arts Leadership and Cultural Management is offered through the School of Fine Arts. The degree requires a minimum of 60 credits, and is designed to be completed in three years. The program trains individuals for leadership and management positions in non-profit, for profit, and public enterprises in the arts and culture sector. Divided into two main parts the program includes a core curriculum, which all M.F.A. students are required to take, and advanced research and training in each student’s chosen area of interest and expertise within the general field of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management. Examples of areas of specialization include: Fundraising and Development, Marketing, Community Engagement, Policy, Advocacy, Project and Program Management, and Leadership.

Core Requirements: DRAM 5110, 5111, 5112, 5113, 5114, 5115, 5116, 5117, 5118, 5120, 5121, 5122, 5123, 5124, 5125; PP 5328; and six credits of electives.

The program is offered by the School of Fine Arts.