12 months
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995 USD/credit 29850 USD/year
995 USD/credit 29850 USD/year
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About

The Arts and Cultural Leadership program of the University of Minnesota prepares you to lead, whether you aim to be at the helm of an arts, cultural, or nonprofit organization, a voice in cultural advocacy, or a creative force in your community.

Overview

Why Choose the ACL Program?

The Arts and Cultural Leadership program of the University of Minnesota is:

  • Timely—Taught by today’s thought leaders from the arts, cultural, and nonprofit spheres.
  • Self-curated—Take up to 12 credits of electives to focus on a specialty (see our Sample Specializations below).
  • Career-focused—Coursework can be applied to positions in nonprofit management, for-profit leadership, or arts administration.
  • Welcoming—We aim to promote diversity, inclusivity, and equity to provide an enriching and rewarding experience for everyone.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Trends and Impacts in Arts and Cultural Leadership and Management
  • Creative Entrepreneurship and Resource Development
  • Ethical Dilemmas and Legal Issues for Cultural Leaders
  • A Multiplicity of Ways: Epistemologies in the 21st Century
  • Reimagining Cultural Leadership
  • Service Leadership and Board Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

The following items are required for admission:

  • a bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary US institution or its foreign equivalent
  • an undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • at least three years of professional, volunteer, and/or advocacy work in the arts and cultural field

The GRE (Graduate Record Examination) is not required.

Professional statement: Two to three pages, double-spaced, should describe your personal and/or professional goals, why you think the ACL program will help you achieve them, and how you plan to focus your program, including the particular issues and nuances of leadership you would like to explore.

Diversity statement

Extenuating Circumstances statement: If your undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, please provide an explanation

Two Letters of Recommendation

Writing sample (10 pages)

Transcripts

Resume or CV

Work experience

  • At least three years of professional, volunteer, and/or advocacy work in the arts and cultural field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 995 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    29850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 995 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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.

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