Graduate Certificate in Art Management

Art Management gives successful graduates a comprehensive understanding of the communication requirements for effective management of art galleries, museums and events. Specialization courses include the study of art economics, production, marketing, finances and fundraising and legal aspects of administering art projects.
Average Cost of Tuition: $11,955
Average Cost of Textbooks: $625
Admission Requirements
The Office of Graduate Admissions requires the following materials:
  • Completed and signed application. Fee required.
  • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.*
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be submitted by the applicant’s supervisor or academic advisor.
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0.
  • An interview with the MA in Communication Arts Program Coordinator or designated faculty member.
  • Full-time healthcare, public-sector and not-for-profit organization employees must submit employment documentation.
  • Testing:
    • All applicants are required to complete a formal writing assessment.
    • International students and domestic students whose language of instruction is other than English are required to take the TOEFL, LOEP, or GRE. A TOEFL score of 550, or 213 or higher for computerized testing since June, 1998, is required for admission consideration.
  • If appropriate, international students must submit English translations of their documents. Copies of certificates and/or diplomas must be submitted.
  • All international students requiring I-20 visas must submit a Certification or Letter of Finances and a notarized Letter of Sponsorship.
*Students in the M.A. in Communication Arts will have either graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications or Art or, if an applicant’s undergraduate degree is completed in another discipline, have worked in a professional capacity in communications, the arts or related fields. Those applicants not meeting these criteria will be individually assessed for admittance to the program.
Courses: (15 credits)
ART 515 Management of Art Organizations: Production Side
ART 520 Legal Aspects of Art Administration
BUS 680 Arts Marketing
ECO 680 Arts Economics
FIN  680 Financial Management & Fundraising for Arts Organizations