Prepares the next generation of arts leaders through its innovative online MA in Arts Administration. This degree is designed to serve a vibrant nonprofit arts and cultural industry that attracts more than 78 million Americans each year and generates $135 billion in economic activity annually that supports 4.1 million jobs.
This online program is designed for working professionals who want to acquire the leadership and management skills for today’s arts organizations. require but need flexibility to balance school, work, and family obligations.
As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:
Learn more about the Online MA here: https://finearts.uky.edu/arts-administration/online-ma-degree
The MA in Arts Administration is open to qualified applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or abroad. All candidates for admission are selected on the basis of undergraduate transcripts, academic and personal references, and related work experience. Applicants are expected to have a demonstrable commitment to the arts in at least one art form. This requirement can be satisfied in several ways including an undergraduate degree in an art form or arts-related field; professional experience in the arts; or extra-curricular activity in the arts.
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|Personal Statement Upload Required||Yes|
|Personal Statement Instructions||A statement of purpose (one page, single-spaced) indicating the reasons for the applicant's interest in graduate study in Arts Administration at UK, what they hope to accomplish with their degree, and how they are prepared to earn a degree online.|
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|GRE or GMAT||Not required.|
|Spring App Deadline||October 15|
|Fall App Deadline||March 15|
|Number of Recommendations||Two (2) letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's qualifications for graduate work and proclivity for the field of arts administration. Preferably one letter should come from an academic reference and one from a professional reference.|
College of Fine Arts
205 Fine Arts Building
465 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40506-0022
If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the program is authorized in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.