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Arts Administration and Cultural Management

Tuition fee CA$18,918 per program

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for three semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$375 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Humber’s Arts Administration and Cultural Management graduate certificate program is for those who wish to combine their passion for arts, culture and heritage with business acumen and management skills. 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 program 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.

Work Placement

Two field placements offer students relevant experience and the development of mentoring relationships. Students have participated in placements with more than 100 regional, national and international arts and culture organizations including:

  • the National Ballet of Canada
  • the Royal Conservatory of Music
  • the Stratford Festival
  • the Hockey Hall of Fame
  • the Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts

and numerous galleries, theatres, concert halls, museums and festivals.

Students are responsible, with assistance, for arranging their own field placement locations and terms, and for the completion of the required 420 hours.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program 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
  • finance and operations assistant

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

CFRE International

Full participation in Arts Administration & Cultural Management is applicable for 42 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Participation in the Arts Administration & Cultural Management program may assist you in learning or reviewing concepts covered on the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) examination as detailed on the Test Content Outline provided by CFRE International. CFRE International does not sponsor or endorse any educational programs and the Arts Administration & Cultural Management program was not developed in conjunction with CFRE International.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024