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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Arts Administration and Cultural Management

Humber College

18 months
15568 CAD/year
4354 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Arts Administration and Cultural Management certificate program at Humber College is for those who wish to combine their passion for arts, culture and heritage with business acumen and management skills. 

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This distinctive program promotes diverse, multidisciplinary performing and visual artistic expressions supported by organizational competence in revenue development (earned and contributed), management of human resources (artists, volunteers, companies), planning (financial, strategic, special events, career) and communications (multiplatform, digital, marketing).

The Arts Administration and Cultural Management certificate program at Humber College  is situated within the creative milieu of Humber’s renowned programs in theatre, writing, visual and digital arts, music, photography, animation, television, and film. Real-world experience is gained through varied field placements in commercial, government and not-for-profit arts and culture organizations, and collaborative capstone projects which demonstrate to employers the breadth of graduates’ abilities.


Our graduates have attained a variety of arts administration and cultural management positions such as marketing and development officer/manager, education and engagement co-ordinator, membership and volunteer manager, programming assistant, public programs co-ordinator, patron services co-ordinator, drama school co-ordinator, and finance and operations assistant.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Human Resources in Arts and Culture
  • Equity and Pluralism in Arts and Culture
  • Marketing Arts and Culture
  • Capstone Project in Arts and Culture
  •  Field Placement 
  • Financial Management 
  •  Social Media Applications
  •  Professional Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma, preferably in arts, humanities, fine arts or performing arts
  • Applicants will attend an online information session, prior to which they must submit a detailed resume and a cover letter. 
  • The cover letter should outline their areas of interest, career goals and expectations of the program. A faculty member will review the submission and then contact the applicant about thier online (via Skype) information session. 

Technological requirements

  • Each student requires a current PC or Mac
  • Online access to cloud-based software (eg. Quickbooks Online). Info provided by Professors

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15568 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7784 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    4354 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2177 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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