Graduate Certificates in Commercial Theater Development

Earn your graduate certificate from a leading research university

The world of performing arts is changing and the need for highly skilled administrators is growing. To meet this challenge, Boston University Metropolitan College (BU MET) in collaboration with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment offers Graduate Certificates in Commercial Theater Development. This collaboration opens up exciting new opportunities for students to engage with one of the most vibrant sectors of the arts.

Top Reasons to Choose BU MET’s Graduate Certificates in Commercial Theater Development

  • Convenient part-time and full-time study options, evenings on campus or online
  • Complete in as few as 8 – 12 months
  • Faculty of leading performing arts professionals
  • Valuable networking opportunities with MET’s global alumni
  • Comprehensive financial assistance services available, including graduate assistantships

Advance Your Career as a Leader in the Performing Arts

The Commercial Theater Development Graduate Certificate program is offered in partnership with Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, one of the world’s leading commercial theater companies. Offered as part of MET’s long-running programs in Arts Administration, the certificate program is taught by veterans of the Broadway theater scene who lead students through the challenges and approaches to developing and marketing a commercial performing arts property. Classes are taught at Boston University and include site visits with theater industry leaders in New York City and culminate with an internship with a commercial performing arts enterprise in New York or abroad.

The Arts Administration Programs at Metropolitan College

Founded in 1993, the Boston University’s Metropolitan College Arts Administration program emphasizes creative problem solving, leadership, globalism, and effective use of new technologies. We as an institution believe that the arts are a critical element in a cultural society and the role of arts managers is to nurture environments in which artistic greatness can thrive.

One of Boston University’s 17 schools and colleges, Metropolitan College offers more than 80 part-time and full-time degree and certificate programs in the evening, online, and in blended formats.

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