Cultivating entrepreneurship at Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
Herberger Institute is committed to cultivating innovation and entrepreneurship in design and the arts. Opportunities include cross-institute degree programs and activities that engage directly with entrepreneurship and enterprise development for the creative industries. Herberger Institute degrees with an entrepreneurial component include the Master of Arts in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership, the Master of Science in Innovation and Venture Development (in partnership with W.P. Carey School of Business and Ira Fulton School of Engineering) and the Undergraduate Certificate in Music Entrepreneurship.
MA in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership
The Master of Arts in Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership (CECL) trains students to be changemakers and innovators working towards a more just and sustainable society. Students engage with local and national leaders in classes, site visits, collaborative projects, and a field experience course that includes travel to another city.
Using arts and design-based methods to advance a range of enterprises, graduates are equipped to pursue positions as arts managers, cultural producers, civic leaders, business leaders, among other roles.
Herberger Institute Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Programs sponsors a series of public talks and a biennial symposium in alternate years. All events are open to the public and many events are free. See the events section below for the most up-to-date scheduling information.