Winthrop University

Master of Arts in Arts Administration


701 Oakland Avenue

Rock Hill, SC 29733

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Arts Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

Winthrop University's online Master of Arts in Arts Administration (M.A.A.A.) program gives you a solid toolkit for advancement in the arts. It combines current theory, academic research and applied practice to develop effective leaders who can work with skill, creative initiative and integrity in nonprofit arts environments.

  • Supportive: Receive one-on-one support from a dedicated faculty mentor throughout the program.
  • Professional: Guided by your mentor, create a professional development plan focused on leveraging what you've learned to expand and enrich your career advancement opportunities upon graduation.
  • Career Focused: Receive job placement assistance from the program director and faculty and explore job opportunities through networking.
  •  Practical: Complete a culminating capstone project with support from faculty mentors and capstone committee members.
  • Current: Learn from faculty who currently work in arts administration with specialized expertise in marketing, law, grant-writing, advocacy and leadership.
  • Convenient: Have the option to complete your two required fieldwork courses at your current nonprofit employer or volunteer organization.

Financial Aid
Graduate students may be eligible for federal loans. To apply, students must submit a FAFSA using Winthrop's school code of 003456. Graduate scholarships are also available to qualified students.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 GPA
  • At least one year of professional or volunteer work experience with a nonprofit organization

Start Dates
The MA in Arts Administration program has three starts a year, in Fall, Winter and Summer.


Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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