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Arts Administration and Cultural Management

Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate Program Code: 27551 Length: 3 semesters

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To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma, preferably in arts, humanities, fine arts or performing arts

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Mature Applicants

An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.

College Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

University Transfer Applicants

An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.

Selection Includes Secondary Requirements:

Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated and the result of the evaluation of additional secondary requirements. Secondary requirements may include a portfolio, audition, letter of intent, references, etc., and vary by program. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission.


Post-Admission Requirements:

Students are required to own or have guaranteed access to an Internet-enabled personal computer in their place of residence. It is preferable that students have their own laptop to use, either PC or Macintosh.

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017LakeshoreOpenOpen

The 2017-2018 fee for 3 semesters is:

  • domestic: $6,512.62
  • international: $15,980.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester 

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Program Contact(s)

Anne Frost
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3446
anne.frost@humber.ca

Admissions

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
international@humber.ca

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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In order to continue with your application for Arts Administration and Cultural Management, you must complete this step in the application process. Applicant selection is based on academic criteria and results of these secondary requirements. This contains all the information required to prepare and submit secondary requirements for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.

Secondary Requirements

Applicants are required to submit a resume, and cover letter.

i. Resume

Applicants must submit a detailed resume including education, work and/or volunteer experience, highlighting involvement in arts, culture or heritage organizations.

ii. Cover Letter

Applicants must submit a cover letter outlining their area of interest, career goals and expectations for the program. Include in your letter:

  • Whether you are interested in working in either the government, not for profit or commercial sectors;
  • Examples of position titles, roles or duties that you anticipate applying to, following graduation from this program.

Submission Instructions

Applicants must submit the resume and cover letter through SlideRoom. SlideRoom is a secure site where secondary requirements are collected, scored and stored. Log-in to https://humber.slideroom.com and create your free account. There will be additional instructions once your account has been created.

Applicants must meet both academic and secondary requirements in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility does not guarantee an offer of admission. 

All secondary requirements will be evaluated and a score will be calculated by the academic school.

Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Fees by Semester

Semester 1Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,036.31$7,582.50
Tuition$2,585.86$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 2Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$3,036.31$7,582.50
Tuition$2,585.86$7,132.05
Mandatory Non-Tuition$450.45$450.45
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

 

Semester 3Domestic FeeInternational Fee*
Total$440.00$440.00
Tuition$440.00$440.00
Mandatory Non-Tuition$0.00$0.00
Lab/Materials$0.00$0.00
Co-op/Placement$0.00$0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

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Success Stories

Jessie Rivést

Jessie Rivést

Graduating Year: 2016
“The professors and guest speakers really gave my cohort a real-world perspective on what was to be expected in the arts management field."

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Meghan Hunter-Gauthier

Meghan Hunter-Gauthier

Graduating Year: 2015
“The work placements, and connections I made though these opportunities, helped me to get into the workforce faster than I imagined."

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Vivia Kay

Vivia Kay

Graduating Year: 2015
"At Humber, I honed my diverse skill set and learned so much in a short period of time. I feel now like I could jump in anywhere and find my footing—the program concentrated on practical skills that I use every day now."

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Rachel Gauntlett

Rachel Gauntlett 

Graduating Year: 2015
“One of the real strengths of the Humber program is getting to interact with creative minds from so many different art mediums... it also taught me a lot about what it takes to successfully plan and implement a project."

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Nina Lee

Nina Lee 

Graduating Year: 2003
“The Arts Admin program was a great learning experience and gave me the opportunity to meet many people in the industry, learn about the ins and outs of the arts world culture, and ultimately helped me find work..."

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Jillian Cockburn

Jillian Cockburn 

Graduating Year: 2007
"After completing a university degree minoring in dance, I knew that I wanted to work in the arts and cultural sector in an administrative or management capacity. I just didn't know how to get there...."

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Elizabeth Waldorf

Elizabeth Waldorf

Graduating Year: 2009
"The program definitely gave me skills as well as specific work experience that made all the difference gaining meaningful and satisfying employment."

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