In addition to the other application steps, Arts and Cultural Management students are required to complete the following questionnaire. Please answer the questions as fully as possible and pay attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation, which are factored into our evaluation.

Once your transcripts have been evaluated by the Office of the University Registrar and it has been established that you meet the academic qualifications for admission, and after we have received this completed questionnaire, we will review your file for an admission decision.

Please format the answers to the following questions into a word document or pdf and email us the attachment. Please ensure that your name is on all documents submitted.

1. Why have you chosen to apply to this program? What do you hope to learn?

2. Why is art/culture important to you?

3. What research have you completed in order to help you understand the work of arts managers and cultural workers? Who did you speak with and what did you find out? How did this inform your knowledge of the careers in arts management?

4. Please tell us more about your background in the following categories:

  • education – please list any other post-secondary education you have, where you attended university or college and whether or not you completed that credential.

  • work experience – begin with the most recent employer and list all of your work experience to date. Pay particular attention to listing experience with the following:

-event planning

-fund development/resource development

-marketing, promotion and/or publicity

-any other related administrative experience

  • volunteer experience – list all volunteer work you have done, where it was completed and briefly what type of volunteer work it was.

5. Please write a brief paragraph (300 – 500 words) describing the arts and cultural community in the city or town in which you currently live.

6. Describe your ideal or dream job in the arts and/or cultural sector. What sort of work would you like to do and where do you visualize yourself working after completing this program?

7. If you are successful and are admitted to the program, do you intend to study the program

  • online or in the classroom?

  • full-time or part-time?

  • do you plan to exit with the Certificate or Diploma? If you don’t know at this time, please indicate Undecided.