Arts Administration is the newest program offered by the Dramatic Arts department.
There are two courses of study for students – an in-residence MFA program and an online Graduate Certificate.
MFA in Arts Administration
The 3-year curriculum is highly individualized and divided into two main parts; the core curriculum, which all MFA students are required to take, and advanced research and training in each student’s chosen area of expertise within the general field of arts administration. Examples of areas of specialization include:
- Fundraising & Development
- General Management
- Labor Relations
- Executive Leadership
- Strategic Planning
- Strategic Partnerships
- Community Engagement
- Budgeting and Finance
The MFA in Arts Administration at UConn is accredited by the University Resident Theatre Association (URTA), which provides accreditation for all Department of Dramatic Arts graduate degrees.
To apply for the MFA in Arts Administration, please visit grad.uconn.edu. After creating an account and entering your personal information, please use the following in the “Enrollment Information” section:
- Admissions requested for: Fall 2017
- Field of study and degree: Arts Administration (MFA)
- Concentration: Arts Administration
- Campus of intended registration: Storrs
UConn’s online Arts Administration program is designed for individuals currently working in the field that wish to expand their knowledge base or advance their careers, trustees who find themselves with new oversight roles, and young professionals that desire to enter the arts administration field.