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Admissions

Application Requirements:

The MA program in Arts Leadership follows the College of the Arts requirements for admission:

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with an overall 3.0 (B) average on the last 60 hours of course credit.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Letters of recommendation
  • A resume of academic and work experience
  • A statement of interest in and preparation for the program

Questions regarding program or admissions?

Please contact Fleurette S. Fernando, Director of MA Program in Arts Leadership: fsfernando@uh.edu

The deadline for applications to the Fall 2017 semester in the MA in Arts Leadership Program is May 1, 2017 by 5PM. Please note there will not be a Spring admissions cycle next year.

ALL application materials must be received by that date.

Application Procedures for US Citizens:

The following material can be submitted online through the CollegeNET system. Please follow directions carefully as outlined in the UH Graduate School webpage:

http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/prospective-students/how-to-apply/fall-2015/

Required Materials:

  • A completed Graduate Application form. The completed online application is automatically sent to the University of Houston once submitted. The online application includes a prompt for the applicant’s statement of interest and preparation for the Arts Leadership Program.
  • Non-refundable Application fee of $50. Applicants must pay with a credit card while applying online.
  • GRE Scores (sent electronically to the University of Houston – code 6870)
  • 3 letters of recommendation from those who are familiar with your work and educational preparation.
  • A resume of academic and work experience.
  • Unofficial transcripts from each college or university attended since high school
  • 2 official transcripts from each college or university attended since high school mailed directly to the Arts Leadership Program from the school. Official transcripts must be sent in a sealed, signed envelope directly to:

Regular Mail and Express Mail Address
University of Houston
c/o Fleurette Fernando, MA in Arts Leadership Director
402 Agnes Arnold Hall
Houston, TX 77204-3000

Application Procedures for International Applicants:

Applicants who are not citizens of the United States are considered international students by the University, regardless of residency or immigration status. Completed International Student Graduate Application – online applications can be found at http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/prospective-students/how-to-apply/fall-2015/

Please send all other materials, including the TOEFL Score and all official transcripts, required for international application to the University of Houston-see address below.

Please follow directions carefully as outlined in the UH Graduate School webpage:

http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/prospective-students/how-to-apply/

Required materials:

  • A completed Graduate Application form through CollegeNET. The completed online application is automatically sent to the University of Houston. The online application includes a prompt for the applicant’s statement of interest and preparation for the Arts Leadership Program.
  • Non-refundable Application fee of $50. Applicants must pay with a credit card while applying online.
  • Non-refundable Application Evaluation Fee of $75.00. (If payment is coming from outside the U.S., this must be in the form of an American Express money order or a draft from a U.S. bank).
  • GRE Scores (sent electronically to the University of Houston – code 6870)
  • International students who have received their bachelor's degree from an accredited institution inside the U.S. are not required to submit a TOEFL score. International students who have completed their bachelor's degree outside the U.S. are required to have a minimum score of 550 on the paper TOEFL exam and the ITOEFL; and a minimum score of 79 on the internet-based exam to be considered for admission to the Arts Leadership program.
  • 3 letters of recommendation from those who are familiar with your work and educational preparation.
  • A resume of academic and work experience.
  • Unofficial transcripts from each college or university attended since high school
  • 2 official transcripts from each college or university attended since high school.
  • International applicants must send transcript materials to both the Office of Graduate Admissions. Official transcripts must be sent in a sealed, signed envelope directly to:

Regular Mail Address
University of Houston - Graduate Admissions
Re: MA in Arts Leadership
P.O. Box 3947
Houston, Texas 77253-3947
USA

Express Mail Address
University of Houston - Graduate Admissions
Re: MA in Arts Leadership
4800 Calhoun Road
501 E. Cullen Building
Houston, Texas 77204-2012
USA