Arts Management and Entrepreneurship, Graduate Certificate

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Minimum Total Hours: 12

Program Code: G220

This program has changes pending Regents approval for 2024-25. These pending changes are not reflected here.

The curriculum is designed to enable students with industry knowledge and navigational skills in a dynamic arts environment through the strength of synthesizing ideologies and integrative thinking between both the fine arts and business. The strengths found in empathy, exploration, and interdisciplinary research are emphasized in the fine arts history courses detailing how artists and creatives drew inspiration from different ideologies, cultures, and thought. The general sequence of courses will teach students how to think critically, develop adaptive strategies, and negotiate positions in a creative environment. Students will follow a track of interest; a total of 12 hours is required.

Certificate Requirements

Core course:3
Overview of Arts Management and Entrepreneurship
Choose two Business-related course electives:4
Organizational Behavior
Production and Operations Management
Choose one course from Weitzenhoffer College of Fine Arts:3
Visual Arts
Choose an Arts Management elective from the approved list maintained by the department.2
Total Credit Hours12

A graduate certificate is not a graduate degree. A graduate degree represents a program of independent inquiry beyond the depth of coursework alone, while a graduate certificate represents a set of courses only.

  • All courses must be taken at OU. No transfer credit will apply.
  • No course substitutions are permitted for graduate certificates.
  • Coursework applied to a graduate certificate cannot be more than five years old as of the semester the graduate certificate is awarded.
  • Students must earn a grade point average of 3.00 or higher on all coursework applied to the graduate certificate.