Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration

This low-residency certificate program is designed for individuals with fundamental, entry-level experience in non-profit arts organizations who seek to begin careers or enhance their effectiveness as arts administration professionals. This certificate is ideal for individuals who want advanced credentials and professional connections without the larger time commitment and academic requirements of a master's degree. The online delivery allows students to develop their professional skills without compromising their family and career obligations.


Graduate Program Director: 
Mr. Robert Wildman 

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      Enrollment is only open to students who already hold a Bachelor's degree.

      Time to completion: 2 years (9 credits per year, spread over two years)

      Total Credits: 18

      Format: Online

        Winthrop University is a member of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), the international professional organization that promotes standards of education in arts administration.

        ARTA 600: Principles and Practices of Arts Administration (3)

        ARTA 610: Leadership, Management, and Organizational Structure (3)

        ARTA 620: Marketing the Arts (3)

        ARTA 630: Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Fiscal Management (3)

        ARTA 640: Sustainability: Funding, Development, and Grants (3)

        ARTA 650: Arts Administration and the Law (3)

        Total hours: 18 



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