12 months
16552 USD/year
16552 USD/year
5114 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Arts Administration program from Southern Utah University develops graduates who balance administrative systems with the creative process in an effort to ensure the artistic integrity and economic sustainability of arts organizations.


Key Features

The Arts Administration program from Southern Utah University track includes specialized graduate coursework totaling 36 credit hours (see MA Curriculum).

The master of fine arts in arts administration (MFA-AA) degree track is a two-year resident academic and experiential learning course of study that begins each fall. The program includes 60 credit hours (see MFA Curriculum) combined with work opportunities through our professional affiliates: artsFUSION, Frehner Museum of Natural History, the Southern Utah Museum of Art, SUU’s College of Performing and Visual Arts, and the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Arts Administration 
  • Art Advocacy & Cultural Policy
  • Fund Development for Arts Administrators
  • Leadership Development in the Arts
  • Accounting for Arts Administrators
  • Legal Issues in the Arts
  • Grant Writing
  • Board Relations & Planning

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • SUU Graduate Programs Admissions application and the fee
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended (unless the institution is SUU)
  • Resume including academic, professional, and volunteer experience
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • A Statement of Purpose

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8276 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    16552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8276 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5114 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2557 USD per semester during 12 months.


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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