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Program-at-a-glance
Length of Study

Diploma: 2 yrs full time,
3-4 yrs part time
Certificate: 1 yr full time,
2-3 yrs part time

Study Options

Classroom or online
Full time or part time

Credential Granted

Diploma, Certificate

Intake(s)

Fall term (September)

Workplace Learning

Eight-week field placement

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Transferability

Athabasca University - 30 credits toward the completion of a Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies

Grant MacEwan University - 21 credits toward the completion of a Management Studies Diploma

Events
Apr 8 2015
Join Burke Taylor as he reflects on the evolution of arts and cultural development in Canada.
Apr 18 2015 - Apr 23 2015
Featuring drawing, painting, sculpture, video, digital images, mixed media, sound art, installation art, and photo works from our Fine Art Graduates.
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MacEwan University’s Arts and Cultural Management program is unique in Canada. Students in this program have one thing in common: a love and passion for the arts!

If you’re creative and organized, then a career in arts management or cultural administration might be right for you. You could launch an exciting new career in arts marketing, fundraising, publicity, music management, event planning and much more. 

The Arts and Cultural Management Diploma program comprises two years of full time study and practice. We still offer the flexibility of a certificate exit after one year, but to maximize your knowledge in arts management we encourage you to complete the Diploma program.

Learn

Learn with others who share your passion, drive and creativity. Study online or on campus in west Edmonton, Alberta to learn administrative and management skills in:

  • Audience and resource development
  • Publicity and media relations
  • Special events and project management

Practice

Interactive classes

Our instructors use a dynamic, interactive teaching style that includes discussions, group projects and seminars that help you learn by doing.

Field placement

During a two-month field placement, you’ll further develop your skills and make valuable industry connections in areas including:

  • Music and dance
  • Theatre and film
  • Visual arts

Succeed

Our grads move into rewarding careers in arts and culture. Use your diploma to further your education or start working in the field right away.