Arts Administration

University of Kentucky

M.A. Online
12 months
685 USD/credit
685 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Prepares the next generation of arts leaders through its innovative online MA in Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky.


This online MA in Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky 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:

Design programs and strategies in order to engage with stakeholders, donors, patrons, and communitiesSolve problems through quantitative and qualitative research and conceptual analysisUtilize industry-standard software programs to create compelling messages in a variety of mediums.Draw on your new knowledge of the cultural sector to initiate change in the artsTranscend traditional modes and mechanisms in order to innovatively collaborate with peer colleagues, industry professionals, and faculty

Programme Structure

  • The Arts Administration Program has dedicated considerable time and effort to insuring that our online courses are functional and understandable to both the student and instructor, regularly updated and aesthetically pleasing.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A resume (no more than two pages in length) indicating the applicant's education, professional and volunteer experience, accomplishments, and qualifications for graduate study.
  • 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.
  • A 10-page portfolio of writing samples that preferably would include at least one sample of research writing (college-level or above) but may also include professional writing samples that demonstrate critical and analytical thinking.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    685 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 685 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    685 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 685 USD per credit and a duration of 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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Arts Administration
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