Department of Performing Arts College of Arts and Sciences American University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Arts Management (MA, Certificate).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE, Minimum GPA Of 3.0; For Certificate, Bachelor&Apos;S Degree. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 2/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students; For Spring Admission, 10/1 Priority Date For Domestic Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 29. 117 Applicants, 44% Accepted, 29 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
24 Full-Time (16 Women), 44 Part-Time (33 Women); Includes 11 Minority (8 African Americans, 1 Asian American Or Pacific Islander, 2 Hispanic Americans), 2 International.


26 Full-Time (12 Women), 54 Part-Time/Adjunct (20 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Fellowships With Tuition Reimbursements, Research Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements, Teaching Assistantships, Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, And Institutionally Sponsored Loans Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 2/1.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Fernando Benadon
Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8053
Phone: 202-885-3452
Fax: 202-885-1092

Contact Info
Kathleen Clowery
Director, Graduate Admissions
Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8053
Phone: 202-885-3621
Fax: 202-885-1505

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