Arts Administration (Graduate Certificate)

Art is more than a creative platform. It’s a business. Learn how to manage art institutions with us.

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MPA and Arts Administration Certificate student Colin Fleming interned with the Visual Studies Works

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Bob Duffy giving a speech
Students discussing questions in class

What You’ll Learn

The Arts Administration Certificate is a great companion to several master's programs at Brockport. Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies students get background on how to manage and administer arts organizations. Students in the Master of Public Administration program learn about service for arts organizations.

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Wendy Wright, PhD
(585) 395-5570

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When I was first hired by the College, I was in the process of getting ready to travel to Tanzania to work with a music education non-profit started by a friend. I researched some of the available courses at Brockport and thought it was something I would enjoy and be successful in. So few college music programs prepare their students to handle the administrative or business side of the arts, yet it's such an important skill set! As I've accumulated responsibilities in the music program, I realize that getting this degree was something I really needed to do.Scott Horsington

Last Updated 2/14/19

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