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The World Is Your Stage

M.A. in Arts Leadership
Our 15-month master's program trains you for leadership in the creative and performing arts.  The Janklow Program operates at the intersection of arts administration and social entrepreneurship. By combining interdisciplinary coursework with professional mentorships, competitive internships, and unique immersion opportunities, we make you more competitive in today's knowledge economy.  This program not only teaches the "how" of starting and managing an arts enterprise, it also addresses the essential question of "why", the connection between the arts and the community.  If you thrive on working in a fast-paced environment...traveling and dealing with creative people...and making a difference in your community, the Janklow Arts Leadership Program is for you.

Certificate of Advanced Study in Arts Leadership

The CAS in Arts Leadership is a 15 credit hour graduate level certificate designed for students currently pursuing another graduate degree or experienced practitioners.  Candidates acquire core skills to develop additional career options that complement their graduate degree or advance their current careers in cultural leadership of for-profit or non-profit arts organizations. 

Click here to apply for membership in our 2014 class. Program courses begin Summer Session II.  For more information, contact Mark Nerenhausen, founding director and professor of practice, at manerenh@syr.edu or 315-443-1796.

More information is available in this video, prepared by The College of Arts and Sciences.

Photo of student and curator at The Met

Janklow students get hands-on training

Carnegie Hall. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. They are just a few of the places that Janklow students are interning this summer to gain relevant experience, while getting a leg up on the competition.

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