The Certificate in Arts Management is designed to give students an introduction to the management of arts organizations while providing these groups the opportunity to begin the training of their next generation of executives.
Courses have been chosen to address the required skills of financial management, marketing and publicity, fund-raising, board and volunteer management, management and supervision, computer applications and disciplinary structures. It also includes 2 internships with arts organizations.
As an Arts Management student, you may focus studies on music, theatre, visual arts, or you can choose a general approach by taking courses in all three areas.
Students may be granted advanced standing for all of the courses from this certificate programme towards the fulfilment of graduation requirements for a degree (i.e. all courses completed in the certificate program may count towards a B.A. degree) and all of the courses from a degree programme may be counted towards the requirements of this certificate programme. The Certificate may be completed alongside a degree or on its own.
This programme is intended primarily for students who wish to receive recognition for studies in arts management, but who do not necessarily intend to complete a degree programme. This programme does not have a completion time expectation. The courses which comprise this certificate programme may not necessarily be available on an annual basis.