Colorado State University (LEAP Institute for the Arts)

Master of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management

1778 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523
United States



Michelle Stanley

Program Goals and Objectives

LEAP opens possibilities for career and life through visionary leadership, creative entrepreneurship, impassioned advocacy, and public engagement through a deeper understanding of arts and culture.

The LEAP Institute for the Arts has a set of core values that guide our decision making in all areas. We are committed to Creativity as an indispensable, marketable asset for our futures. We will cultivate Leadership so that we may lead others with the skill set and confidence to achieve our goals. We will embrace the spirit of Adaptation to changing technologies and marketplaces. We exhibit Passion for our creative abilities and seek to inspire others to achieve their goals. We are dedicated to Collaboration so that we may engage as a community to create a better cultural environment.



LEAP 500 - Leadership in the Arts - 3 credits

LEAP 600 - Arts Policy and Advocacy - 3 credits 

LEAP 650 - Arts Events Management - 3 credits

LEAP 687 - Internship - 3 credits

LEAP 692 - Internship seminar - 1 credit 

*Electives - 3 credits


LEAP 660 - Arts Collaboration and the Community 

LEAP 670 - Law and the Arts

LEAP 687 - Internship - 3 credits

LEAP 692 - Internship seminar - 1 credit 

*Electives - 6 credits



Applicants seeking admission to the Master’s of Arts Leadership and Cultural Management program should follow the instructions outlined on the online application. We also highly recommend a personal visit to Colorado State University where possible. The GRE is not required for admission.

Apply Here and learn more on our website Here