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Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration

Description

This certificate is designed to prepare leaders for arts institutions. For students in the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies program who expect to pursue a primary career path in fine arts, this certificate provides backrgound for management and administration of arts organizations. For students in the Master of Public Administration program who expect to pursue a primary career path in public service, this certificate provdies additional preparation for service to arts organizations. Students with other backgrounds may also find value in this program.

The Graduate Certificate in Arts Administration is a joint program between the Department of Public Administration and the Visual Studies Workshop.

Admission to the Program

The Certificate in Arts Administration is open to two types of students:

  1. Students who have already earned a bachelors or masters degree and are not currently enrolled at The College at Brockport may apply to the program through The Graduate School.
  2. Students who are already enrolled in a graduate degree program at Brockport should contact chairperson of the Department of Public Administration or the director of the Visual Studies Workshop.

Program Requirements

Students must meet the College's standards for graduate study.

In order to obtain the advanced certificate, students must successfully complete (with a grade of "B" or better) four graduate courses. MFA or MPA program courses used for this certificate may also be used for respective masters degree, with the approval of the student's advisor.

MFA students pursuing the certificate must complete at least two of the four courses from the department of public administration, and MPA students must complete at least two of the four courses from the visual studies workshop. This curricular structure offers flexibility to students who often have strong experience in one or more of these courses and allows faculty to accommodate special goals and needs through advisement.

Applicable courses for the Advanced Certificate through the Visual Studies Workshop:

Applicable courses for the Advanced Certificate through the Department of Public Administration:

  • PAD 601 Leading Organizational Change
  • PAD 637 Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
  • PAD 629 Fundraising and Development
  • PAD 640 Financial Management
  • PAD 644 Supervision Skills
  • PAD 678 Nonprofit Management
  • PAD 679 Grantwriting/Grant Management
  • PAD 664 Nonprofit Advocacy and Government Relations
  • PAD 661 Creating an Empowered Organization
  • PAD 653 Ethics for Managers
  • PAD 682 Organizational Behavior
  • PAD 685 Human Resources Management
  • PAD 687 Statistics for Managers
  • PAD 688 Research and Program Evaluation

Department of Public Administration

Department Chair: Celia Watt
Location: MetroCenter
Visit Website
Email: cwatt@brockport.edu
Phone: (585) 395-5568
Fax: (585) 395-2242

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Faculty & Staff

James G Caillier Ph.D
(Southern University-Board And System)
Associate Professor

Bradford Daly Ph.D
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Lecturer

Edward H Downey DPA
(SUNY At Albany)
Associate Professor

Marilyn E Klotz Ph.D
(Indiana University-Bloomington)
Adjunct Lecturer

Philip F LaPorta MPA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Jessica L Muratore MPA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Danielle Pierleoni BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Graduate Assistant

Faith Prather Ph.D
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Associate Professor

Wendy Wright Ph.D
(SUNY At Binghamton)
Visiting Assistant Professor

Ryan Yeung Ph.D
(Syracuse University)
Assistant Professor