Students in this Social Practice Art program at the University of Indianapolis will be working, learning, and creating throughout Indianapolis, treating the city as a social practice and placemaking studio.
With additional courses in urban and community sociology, grant writing, and social entrepreneurship, graduates will be uniquely positioned to be a leader and collaborator across arts disciplines in a variety of business, nonprofit, and community endeavors.
- A multidisciplinary approach lets you collaborate with students from other areas of art
- Service learning throughout Indianapolis
- Put your creative talents to work with community groups, nonprofits, local government, or business
- Courses dealing with urban and community sociology, grant writing, and social entrepreneurship
- A creative and professional background in a new and innovative field
- Thesis can be completed in your home area, even if outside of Indianapolis
Programme StructureCourses include:
- History and Theory
- Contemporary Methods and Practice
- Theory and Research Methods
- Design and Practice
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Social Practice Art Practicum
- Social Practice Art Thesis Research
- Urban and Community Sociology
- Writing and Editing for Nonprofits
- 18 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Theatre & Dance Community Development View 759 other Masters in Visual Arts in United States
- A major or minor in arts discipline (Art & Design, Music, Theatre, Dance, Creative Writing)
- A completed application
- $35 application fee
- Statement of Purpose: describe your academic background and creative practice relevant to the program; explain how you want to turn your art practice into a social and community endeavor
- A summary of previous work, volunteer, and professional experience
- Two (2) letters of recommendation from professional or academic recommenders
- Official academic transcript from an accredited college or university from which you earned degree(s)
- All colleges/universities attended along with enrollment dates with majors, minors, and relevant coursework
- Any awards or fellowships
- Any art installations or shows, exhibits, performances, publications, readings, or presentations
- Any international experience, languages, volunteer experience, or other relevant experiences
International12280 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 614 USD per credit during 18 months.
National12280 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 614 USD per credit during 18 months.
Living costs for Indianapolis
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.