May I hold an assistantship and work as well?
No, and yes. The University allows full-time Graduate Assistants to work a maximum of eight hours a week at another job.
Who would be my adviser?
Randy Pope is the program coordinator and adviser for all Arts Administration students.
What if I already have some graduate level courses?
In some cases, up to six credits of appropriate graduate course work may be transferred from an accredited institution.
May I go part-time?
Part-time students are welcome; however, it is important to remember that required classes are offered on a two-year rotation. The degree must be completed in 6 years from the first enrollment.
May I take classes in the evenings?
All required courses for the MA in Arts Administration are offered after 5 p.m.
How will I find one?
Each student is responsible for initiating an internship that will be approved by the program coordinator.
How long is an internship?
Internships may be taken for three or six credits. Three credit internships normally last six weeks. Six credit internships normally last three months.
How is the job market?
This is a complicated question as it relates to variables such as the overall economy and specific geographic locations. Nonetheless, it is clear from our alumni placements that graduates from this program have had good success at finding positions in the non-profit sector as well as developing successful careers.
How can I maximize my chances for success?
Students who approach education strategically, gathering experiences and building a resume and portfolio while they gather skills in the classroom have a great competitive advantage upon graduation
Students who carefully select internships with an eye to future employment are more likely to move smoothly into their first professional positions.