American University's graduate certificate in international arts management is your connection to a bigger impact, more rewarding work, and a vibrant network of professionals and thought leaders in global cultural initiatives.
In a single academic year, the certificate will ground you in theory and prepare you for action in a full spectrum of management and leadership positions in the arts.
The certificate in international arts management represents an innovative collaboration between AU's highly ranked Arts Management Program and the International Communications Program of the School of International Service (ranked #5 in the world). The partnership brings deep insight and a global network to the opportunities and challenges of cultural work of international scope or work with significant cross-cultural or transnational components.
A joint certificate awarded by American University's School of International Service and College of Arts and Sciences is a symbol of professional achievement widely recognized by international organizations, non-profit agencies, corporate and government employers. This certificate is ideal for individuals who want an advanced academic credential and professional connections without the larger commitment and requirements of a master's degree.Classes are offered every spring and fall, during evening hours.