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Arts Leadership

University of Southern California

12 months
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60446 USD/year
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About

The Arts Leadership MSc program offered at University of Southern California is designed for arts administrators and cultural entrepreneurs who want to expand their personal vision of leadership, and create a life and career for themselves in the arts.

Overview

The two-semester curriculum is designed for early and mid career arts leaders who recognize that the rapidly changing world of the 21st Century requires an innovative approach to arts leadership. 

The Arts Leadership MSc program offered at University of Southern California is multi-disciplinary and self-directed, allowing students to create highly individualized courses of study that meets their particular needs and aspirations. Close faculty mentorship and guidance from working professionals in the field are a hallmark of this unique degree as well as a commitment to both theory and practice.

Career Opportunities

Graduates have often gone on to create and lead their own ensembles, programs and arts organizations such as the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, Elizabeth Youth Theater Ensemble, Sunset ChamberFest as well as innovative education and community engagement programs like Modern Maestro and Play the Groove.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Arts Leadership and Arts Entrepreneurship
  • Executive Leadership in the Arts
  • Issues in the Arts and the Contemporary World 
  • Arts Organizations: Innovation and New Models 
  • Arts and the Community: Current Practice and New Visions
  • Arts Leadership Intensive 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts for faculty review purposes. Please note that official transcripts must also be submitted to the USC Graduate Admission office following the guidelines here.
  • Answers to the following five questions in essay format.
  • Interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 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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