This new program combines the scholarly, creative and practical curriculum of the M.A. in Theatre with a certificate designed to facilitate a career in the nonprofit sector. In addition to traditional theater curriculum, you will take
- a new course in Arts Administration
and four courses from Villanova’s Master of Public Administration program:
- Financial Management (MPA 8003)
- Effective Nonprofit Management (MPA 8600)
- Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations (MPA 8700)
- one elective
All MPA certificate students will be individually advised by the Theatre Department Chairperson.
The MPA certificate program's unique combination of practical theatre experience and nonprofit management expertise can position you for a sustainable career in the nonprofit sector.